Samantha Long is a Senior Associate at Perth Family Lawyers.
Samantha has worked in the area of family law since 2007. She graduated from Murdoch University in 2011, being awarded a Juris Doctor (graduate Bachelor of Laws degree). Samantha also previously completed a Bachelor of Legal Studies, at Murdoch University, in 2006.
In November 2016, Samantha completed her Master of Laws (LLM) and was presented this award at the College of Law graduation ceremony in May 2017, in Sydney.
During her studies, Samantha worked full-time in a boutique law firm which practised exclusively in the area of family law. This allowed her to develop her skills in legal research and further her understanding of Family Law. It also provided extensive experience in the practice and procedures of the Family Court of Western Australia. Upon the completion of her Law degree, Samantha commenced employment as a graduate solicitor with a large, international law firm, working in the Family Law team of the Perth office. In 2012, Samantha obtained her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law and was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court in early June 2012. Samantha joined Perth Family Lawyers in April 2013 as a solicitor.
Samantha has experience representing clients in all areas of Family Law, including matters involving property settlement, parenting arrangements, de facto relationships, child support, spousal maintenance and Hague Convention matters.
Samantha is a member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia and of the Family Law Section (FLS) of the Law Council of Australia.