Katie Buck

Katie Buck

Senior Associate

Katie has a broad knowledge in all areas of family and divorce law. She takes a pragmatic ‘solutions focussed’ approach in resolving her clients’ property and parenting issues and understands that the outcome will determine their long term financial wellbeing and have a lifelong effect on their relationship with their children.

Who Katie works with
Katie’s strong commercial background, a wealth of knowledge and life experience allows her to work with her clients to achieve the best possible outcome for them in all aspects of Family Law particularly:

  • Property settlement, from straight forward matters to those involving multi-million dollar asset pools, corporate structures, family and unit trusts, inter-family loans, business and valuation disputes, third party claims and superannuation splitting;
  • Binding Financial Agreements;
  • Parenting matters; and
  • Child support matters including Binding Child Support Agreements.

Approach
Katie is resolutions focused and works diligently with clients to resolve matters in a pragmatic, cost-effective manner often without the need for court intervention. Katie worked with a commercial law firm prior to joining Leach Legal and has had significant dealings in property and commercial issues.

While she strives to assist her clients to achieve negotiated outcomes, should the need arise Katie is also an astute litigator and regularly works with Perth’s leading barristers.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws (LLPB) University of Notre Dame, Australia -2013.
Katie was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia in 2014.

Memberships
Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia.
Be Giving Foundation.