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Webinar: Implementing Paid Domestic and Family Violence Leave

2 November 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Join Catherine Giles and Rebecca Dahl from Nicholes Family Lawyers in this Webinar: Implementing Paid Domestic and Family Violence Leave in the workplace

In this online Webinar, find out more about the recent reforms to the domestic and family violence leave policy (DV leave), which came into effect in February and August this year.

This session will equip your team with the knowledge required to develop a registration page for employees to apply for DV leave, while also providing an understanding of domestic violence and its impacts.

When: Thursday 2 November, 10am-11am

Where: online via Zoom – link will be sent to registered attendees closer to the date

Please register through the link.


About Catherine Giles:

Catherine is partner at Nicholes Family Lawyers and a highly skilled and experienced family lawyer. With a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice from Flinders University in South Australia, Catherine was admitted to practice in the South Australian Supreme Court, the Northern Territory Supreme Court, the Victorian Supreme Court, and the High Court of Australia.  

Catherine relishes the opportunity to assist her clients in resolving their disputes, placing a significant emphasis on a negotiated resolution, however, is experienced in litigation. 

Catherine is dedicated to assisting all members of the community to access legal advice in their time of need. Catherine specialises in all aspects of family law including complex property, parenting matters and child support matters. Catherine’s exceptional legal skills were recognised in the 2022 Doyle’s Guide, where she was named, Law Rising Star in Victoria.  


About Rebecca Dahl:

Bec is partner at Nicholes Family Lawyers and a trained Collaborative Practitioner. Bec has a particular interest in complex children’s matters, particularly those involving interstate or international relocation. 

Bec is experienced in marital and de facto property disputes, preparing Binding Financial Agreements and assisting clients involved in Intervention Order proceedings in the Magistrates Court. Bec also has experience in the Children’s Court jurisdiction both in Victoria and South Australia. 

Bec is passionate about promoting access to justice for the LGBTIQA+ community and specialises in providing legal guidance for its members. She advises LGBTIQA+ clients on a range of legal matters including donor agreements, parentage, assisted reproduction and IVF. 


About Nicholes Family Lawyers:

Nicholes Family Law (NFL) opened its doors in November 2005. Its Principal and founding partner is Sally Nicholes.

With more than two decades experience in Family Law prior to establishing NFL, Sally had already gained a sharp awareness of the need for corporate social responsibility and pro bono schemes. Sally was a Partner at a large corporate firm for over 5 years. Sally has significant expertise in complex and large property disputes involving intricate structures including trusts and offshore assets as well as children’s matters.

Nicholes Family Lawyers recognises that family law matters involve personal and emotional elements that must be addressed to achieve the best possible outcome for clients and their families. They work in partnership with other professionals such as psychologists, counsellors, financial advisers and accountants to ensure that all of their clients’ needs are catered for.


2 November 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:


Geelong Chamber of Commerce



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