Carla is a Senior Associate practicing exclusively in our Family Law department, and works under Partner, Nevine Youssef at our Campbelltown office. Carla joined the Marsdens team in 2018. Prior to joining Marsdens Law Group, Carla gained invaluable exposure to various areas of family law practice by working in boutique firms in both Western Sydney and the Sydney CBD.

Carla holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Media Arts and Production, from the University of Technology, Sydney.  After graduating, Carla was admitted to practice in February 2017. That same year, Carla’s name was entered on the Register of Practitioners in the High Court of Australia. Carla has also completed an accreditation in Mental Health First Aid and understands the importance of supporting her clients and their families when it comes to relationship and family breakdowns.  

Carla has worked exclusively in Family Law since 2014 and is dedicated to adopting a compassionate approach to clients’ needs whilst providing a sensible and cost-efficient outcome.  In her spare time, Carla enjoys going on spontaneous road trips and hikes with her husband and creating her own cocktail recipes.

Community and Professional Associations:

  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
  • Member of the New South Wales Young Lawyers Association
  • Accredited Mental Health First Aider
  • Member of South West Networking Group- Campbelltown Chapter
  • Volunteer for the Benevolent Society Legal Outreach Program 

Testimonial: January 2021

"Thank you for your assistance with this matter. While I know you were 'just doing your job' as people say, your calm approach and frank advice was very helpful. This process is a messy combination of facts and emotions from a client perspective, not to mention overwhelming and confusing at times, and you were able to be both objective and compassionate, not to mention patient, throughout." Simone

 Testimonial: August 2020

“I would like to say that if it wasn’t for Carla reassuring me over the phone, i would have given up, every one i spoke to regarding this issue was more than happy to help me.  I would not hesitate to call Marsdens again, the experience i had was a positive one.  Once again thank you for your help." Pamela Johnston