Lorna Sproston.

Mediator, Arbitrator & Parenting Coordinator

Lorna Spronson

L orna has been a practising lawyer for over 25 years, with over a decade specialising in family law as a barrister at the New South Wales Bar. She is an accredited Mediator, Arbitrator, Parenting Coordinator and will shortly complete her studies to become a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

After graduating from Cambridge University, Lorna worked as both a barrister and solicitor in London. She practised in a broad range of law in England, including family law, as well as commercial law at City of London law firms.

After relocating to Australia in 2008, and whilst requalifying as a legal practitioner, Lorna worked as Legal Associate to a Justice of the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia. After requalifying, Lorna was admitted to the New South Wales Bar and appeared as junior Counsel in a broad range of family law property and parenting matters in various states around Australia.

In parenting matters she has acted for parents, grandparents and for the Independent Children’s Lawyer. In property matters, she has advised and appeared in a wide variety of cases including matters with large pools and complex jurisdictional, legal and procedural issues, both alone and being led by Senior Counsel.

Lorna understands the impact that legal proceedings can have on parties emotionally and financially and is committed to helping disputes to be resolved quickly and empathetically.