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Sara-Jayne Fisher
Associate, LL.B

Phone Direct: 06 835-9251
Email: sara@cardow.co.nz

Sara was admitted to the Bar in Wellington in 2013. Prior to joining the firm she practised as a family solicitor in Waihi for several years, followed by a short stint in the litigation team at Queenstown Lakes District Council before relocating to Hawkes Bay.

Sara is a member of the Litigation Team at Carlile Dowling, specialising in Family Law, and is a Lead Legal Aid Provider.

Specialist practice areas:

  • Lawyer for the Child
  • Voice of Child (Family Dispute Resolution)
  • Parenting and Contact
  • Domestic Protection
  • Child, Youth & Family
  • Relationship Property

Sara is also President of the Hawkes Bay Family Courts’ Association.

Secretary: Michelle Edge