Profile

Full Name: Miss Sarah Damon
Email: sdamon@vicbar.com.au
Date of Admission: 7 Sep 2015
Called to the Bar: 2 May 2019
Previous Occupation: Solicitor

Profile

Sarah is an Advocate with experience in family law and related jurisdictions.

She has practised exclusively in family law since her admission. Sarah accepts briefs to appear in both local and regional courts in all areas of family law/de facto jurisdictions and Intervention Order matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Sarah worked at Caroline Counsel Family Lawyers, a boutique family law firm in Melbourne. Sarah has experience in complex parenting matters, involving issues including relocation, overseas travel, family violence and sexual abuse allegations. She has also worked on various property matters involving issues including business structures, trusts and insurance payouts.

Sarah also has experience in Intervention Order matters and Contraventions of Intervention Orders. Sarah has undertaken specialist family violence training during her time as a solicitor and completed a thesis at university titled “Walking the Talk: The failure of Victoria to reduce family violence since the enactment of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic).”

Sarah appears regularly in the Federal Circuit Court, the Family Court and the Magistrates’ Court.

Sarah is reading with Caroline Jenkins of Counsel and her Senior Mentor is Minal Vohra S.C.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

  • Domestic Violence
  • Intervention Orders

Family Law

  • Care & Protection
  • Children's Court
  • Parenting Orders
  • Property Disputes
From 17 May 2019, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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