Our Team

Neisha is the Founder and Legal Director of NLS Law. Neisha has represented people in difficult legal matters with significant successes, which includes cases in the High Court of Australia, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of NSW, the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia, District Court of NSW, Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Children's Court of NSW, Local Court of NSW.

Neisha practices in the area of Children's law, Family Law, Criminal law, Defamation, Personal Injury (sexual abuse matters, claims against the State, bullying, institutional abuse), Discrimination, Human Rights and Immigration Law.

Neisha has extensive experience in working in the area of Family Law including complex financial/property as well as parenting matters in Australia and also matters that involve international relocation or property.

Neisha is committed to providing support and legal assistance for women who are affected by family violence or discrimination.

Neisha is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1464515) and assists clients in resolving their immigration issues including applications for humanitarian visa’s.

Neisha is committed to human rights and social justice and provides pro bono legal services in her practice, she has established and provided support to community programs and worked with remote indigenous communities. Neisha on a probono basis was the Co-Founder and Director of Sinchi an international human rights organisation in Europe whose mandate is to promote indigenous culture around the world as part of this organisation Neisha developed an international Corporate Social Responsibility program.

Neisha speaks at national and international conferences as well as invited to speak on radio and television about human rights, children’s rights and family law issues.

Neisha also lectures at University level about children and family law issues. Neisha was nominated in 2011 for the NSW Justice Medal as a result of her contribution to Children and Family Law.

Neisha has a detailed knowledge of the law and is committed to working with clients to help them achieve their goals. Neisha is committed to providing her clients with a team that believes in justice and will strive for the best outcome for the client.


Jessica is admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Jessica works in the area of Family Law, Children’s Law, Institutional Abuse and Discrimination. Jessica appears in the Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Human Rights Commission, District Court of NSW, Supreme Court of NSW and the Children’s Court of NSW. Jessica has assisted in appeals in the High Court of Australia and Full Court of the Family Court of Australia. Jessica has dealt with some very complex family law parenting and property matters as well as complex matters concerning institutional abuse, sexual harassment in the work place and discrimination matters. Jessica also provides probono legal advice clinics for victims of Family Violence.

Jessica’s commitment to human rights and social justice is an asset to NLS Law. She is passionate about her work, listens to her clients and delivers legal services that provides effective outcomes.

Jessica has attained a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Newcastle.

Lucy is admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and was admitted to the High Court of Australia. Lucy works in the area of Personal Injury (Negligence matters) and Victims Compensation. Lucy has worked with NLS Law part-time for 8 years and has developed extensive experience in her area of law. Lucy is passionate about achieving better outcomes for young people in care and is committed to human rights and social justice. Lucy has achieved successful outcomes for young people in care through Victims Compensation and continues to do so. Lucy holds a Bachelor of Law and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

Chanel is the Child and Family Case Consultant for NLS Law. This is an innovative role at NLS Law, where Chanel assists with developing a strong focus on the needs of children, helping parents be the best they can be, thinking strategically and getting parents, carers and children engaged with the most appropriate child and family services. Chanel is committed to ensuring carers, parents and young people have a plan and a direction when involved in the family law matters, care and protection and also out of home care matters, whether it be in the Family Court, Children’s Court, Appeals Court or NCAT. Chanel is available to provide solutions for the challenges and the emotions associated with family breakdown, child protection issues and out of home care challenges and can discuss support options that are available in the community. Chanel brings with her over 30 years extensive experience in Family violence advocacy, child protection interventions, Family work and Community Service Sector development.

Ayden is a Law Clerk at NLS Law and is currently undertaking his Bachelor Laws. Ayden has a Bachelor of Communications (with Distinction) and currently completing his Bachelor of Law. Ayden has experience in all aspects of administration, marketing, managing social media platforms of the practice. Ayden is dedicated completing his studies and transitioning into a full time role as a Solicitor. – At the end of his blurb where it says more recently.. Why I rise, can you delete the words More Recently. At the end of that sentence can you add Ayden has produced a short film “Behind The Journey” which raises awareness about NSW Variety Children’s Charity. Ayden is also developing short films for NLS Law about various social justice and human rights issues.

Ayden is also a photographer and has had significant achievements with his photography including international contracts, exhibitions, achievement of photography awards, retained for professional shoots and his work has been published in Australia and Internationally. Ayden was invited to attend a World Youth Leadership Conference in the USA for his ability to use photography to promote Human Rights. Ayden was commissioned for the photographic series: “It hurts me Too – Family Violence.” Ayden was commissioned for the photographic series regarding child asylum seekers; “What would you do if this was your child” his work was shown at the International Conference, 25 years on the Rights of the Child in the Netherlands. Ayden was also commissioned in 2016 to do a series documenting culture, strength and resilience of remote indigenous Australia. More recently Ayden for photographic series: “Why I rise” a story about belonging and identity for Young People in Foster Care was exhibited as part of Art Express.

Ayden believes that the opportunity to promote human rights and social justice through both photography and law is an important part of his future.

Sophie is an Administration Officer with NLS Law. Sophie is currently completing her Bachelor of Criminology. Sophie is dedicated to helping others and an advocate for Human Rights. Sophie assists with all aspects of administration for NLS Law and is committed to assisting clients and the NLS Law team.

Emisen is an Administration Officer with NLS Law. Emisen believes in social justice and contributes to the important work NLS Law undertakes. Emisen is involved in all aspects of Administration and customer service.
Contact NLS Law
Our clients appreciate a realistic assessment of the outcome of their case. If you need an honest assessment, or to discuss the options available to you, call NLS Law to discuss your current circumstances.
Newcastle
Ph: (02) 4927 6315

E: office@nlslaw.com.au
Level 1, 93 Hunter Street,
Newcastle NSW 2300


Contact NLS Law
Our clients appreciate a realistic assessment of the outcome of their case. If you need an honest assessment, or to discuss the options available to you, call NLS Law to discuss your current circumstances.





Newcastle
Ph: (02) 4927 6315

E: office@nlslaw.com.au
Level 1, 93 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW 2300