Kate Clissold

Kate Clissold
Family Lawyer
Kate Clissold

Kate is a lawyer practising in our Family & Relationship Law group. She works closely with clients and other members of our team across a range of complex parenting and property matters involving divorce, high conflict parenting arrangements, binding financial agreements and spousal maintenance issues.


Kate joined the Family & Relationship Law team in 2021 after completing the graduate program at Lander & Rogers. Prior to joining Lander & Rogers, Kate worked as a paralegal in commercial litigation at international firms in London and Sydney. She also has experience at a specialist commercial property law firm, which informs her work in family law matters involving property.

Kate has an interest in pro bono work and has experience volunteering at Justice Connect and Legal Aid. Her involvement in volunteer legal work has developed her capacity to handle sensitive issues in a professional manner.

Kate holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from the University of Wollongong and studied International Law & Human Rights at Masaryk University, Czech Republic. Her knowledge of psychology and interest in human rights enhances her client focus in family law matters.

Career highlights

Kate's experience includes:

  • co-authoring 'Gender determination - the Tavistock decision and its implications', a paper on gender dysphoria for presentation at The 8th World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights Conference.

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