Jessica holds an Advanced Diploma of Business (Legal Practice) and a Bachelor of Legal Studies (Criminology) from Murdoch University (2008) where she achieved many distinctions and was awarded the highest mark in Criminal Justice.
In 2009, Jessica moved to Glasgow, Scotland, where she seized the opportunity to gain experience in Scots Law by working in a firm specialising in Wills, Probate and Powers of Attorney. Two years later, returning to Perth, Jessica commenced working for O’Sullivan Davies.
Jessica values family law because it focuses on real people’s lives, acknowledging the privilege and trust of being told someone’s story. The personal aspect of family law is what appeals to Jessica, particularly as she is in a position to be able help them during a difficult time.
With well over a decade of experience, Jessica has expertise working on financial matters with large complex schedules as well as drafting affidavits. She finds it very satisfying to work on matters from the beginning through to end always with the goal of achieving good outcomes for her clients.
Since 2011, Jessica has worked at O’Sullivan Davies as a paralegal. In June 2021, she took on the role of Client Engagement Liaison. In this role, Jessica follows up with clients to ensure that the client-lawyer working relationship is always open, positive and productive. She ensures that their matter is progressing as expected or was resolved satisfactorily, helps them focus on the end goal, discusses any non-legal issues that clients may not wish to discuss with their lawyer, and at each touch point, she safeguards excellence in client servicing to uphold O’Sullivan Davies’ impeccable reputation.
The journey to see matters through to the end creates a sense of accomplishment for Jessica. Outside of the office, she enjoys a different kind of journey. A keen traveller, Jessica has fond memories exploring New Zealand, Europe and the USA and looks forward to being able to travel again sometime soon.