Elected to the Bar: 2009
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
Natasha Stewart was admitted to practice law in 2000 and joined the independent Bar in 2009. Natasha specialises in criminal law and advocacy, as well as all aspects of family law including violence restraining orders. She also regularly prosecutes on behalf of WA Police and the Commonwealth DPP.
Natasha’s expertise is in court appearance work and she has a busy trial practice. Her well-developed negotiation skills, strong and effective advocacy, and an emphasis on personal communication ensure the best representation and strong working relationships.
Having taught the criminal law and advocacy units at the Perth College of Law for several years, Natasha is currently a guest lecturer in advocacy at this College as well as for the Leo Cussen Centre for Law.
Natasha appears pro bono on worthy cases and is a former board member of the Mental Health Law Centre.
Natasha is a qualified Mediator and Family Law Arbitrator under Regulation 67B of the Family Law Act 1975.
Natasha is admitted to practice in all states of Australia, England and Wales. She has several degrees, including an LLB from ANU and an LLM in the specialisation of international criminal law from the University of London.
Natasha is available to appear in courts across WA and interstate.
Date of admission: 2000
Qualifications: BA (Syd), LLB (ANU), GDip (ANU) LLM (Lon)
Qualified Mediator - Professional member of the Resolution Institute.
Areas of practice
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Commonwealth offences
- Regulatory offences
- State offences
- Family and Guardianship
- Adoption and surrogacy
- Arbitration and collaboration
- Child protection
- Child support
- Family and defacto
- International family law
- Mediation and alternative dispute resolution
- Restraining orders
- Inquests and Inquiries