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Hollie is an associate in the Matrimonial team. She has been with the team since qualification in 2017, having spent a year before that as a Trainee developing her knowledge of Family Law.

Hollie advises a wide range of individuals on all aspects of relationship breakdown, including divorce, financial settlements and private law children proceedings. She also assists clients who need advice in relation to wealth protection, particularly relating to Pre-Nuptial Agreements and Cohabitation Contracts. She runs her own cases and assists senior colleagues in the team.

Hollie was referenced in the Legal 500 2018 as a “promising newcomer” after a year of qualification and marked in 2021 as one of the ‘ three standout performers delivering excellent customer service’.

Hollie is a member of Resolution, a committee member for Young Resolution and Chairman of the Newcastle Young Professionals Forum.

Experience

Hollie has a wide range of experience in Family Law. She has advised a number of clients going through a separation on their options and guided them through financial negotiations regarding the separation of their assets. She has also assisted clients who have had difficulty agreeing arrangements for children. Hollie has also supported clients at the beginning of their relationships, where they are seeking financial security through either a Pre-Nuptial or Cohabitation Agreement.

Hollie’s experience includes the following:

  • Complex contested financial proceedings involving farms, various business structures, trust issues and pensions;
  • Advising client’s on their options where a previous Court Order has been breached or needs amending, including variations of spousal maintenance Orders and enforcing a sale or transfer of a property;
  • Guiding client’s through Alternative Dispute Resolution processes such as Mediation or Arbitration, as an alternative to Court proceedings;
  • Advising client’s on the Protective Orders available through the Family Court; and
  • Matters involving international elements such as assets or parties based overseas.

Expertise: Services

Private Individuals

What people say

  • After having spoken to several local firms, I had been recommended Sarah Crilly by a close friend and after speaking with Sarah Crilly initially I must say I was taken aback by her professionalism, integrity, honesty and sensitivity. I have every confidence in her abilities, on a personal note I must say she really helped me in a difficult time and l would unreservedly recommend her to anyone who is need of legal advice or services. I’d like to highlight the great work also by Hollie Morgan who oversaw the majority of my divorce proceedings, she is a credit to her team, highly professional and attentive to detail, had excellent communication skills and I wish her all the best.

    Legal 500, Client quote
  • Hollie Morgan was really helpful and approachable for me to ask lots of questions about the process and possible options available. As everything was dealt with via remotely, I found it helpful to talk with Hollie about the situation and what the available options and possible outcomes were. Hollie was supportive, helpful, gave the legal implications and outlined the process for me. I was able to double check legal jargon that I didn’t quite understand and she was helpful in meeting my needs and requirements. Provided comprehensive legal advice in a supportive manner.

    Legal 500, Client quote
  • I believe firmly matters pertaining to Family Law are in their very nature personal and so in this regard I wanted to find a firm and team of people that I felt had my best interests at heart. I must say I most definitely found that in Ward Hadaway. From the initial consultation, I was given confidence and felt assured my case would be dealt with well. I received fantastic advice on the most appropriate way to proceed, likely costs were all made clear from the onset. Communication was timely and well written. I have been most impressed with particularly Sarah Crilly and Hollie Morgan.

    Legal 500, Client quote
  • Hollie was extremely supportive during a very stressful and difficult time and managed my case well. She is very good with following up on actions as well as being very responsive and thorough in her work. I found Hollie really helpful and approachable - she outlined the
    process for me, answered all my questions and was informative every step of the way.

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