Louise Neilson


Louise approaches each matter with a high degree of empathy and understanding of the many challenges her clients face.  She listens carefully to fully ascertain the different concerns and priorities that each client brings with them.

Louise has worked in the legal profession for nearly 18 years, firstly in support roles, then as a Licensed Conveyancer and then Lawyer.  Louise completed an Associated Degree of Law and then continued on to study a Bachelor of Law from which she graduated in 2009. After completing her degree Louise completed the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law and was admitted as a lawyer in New South Wales in 2010.

Following the birth of her daughter in 2011 Louise opened her own successful Conveyancing firm which operated to service the Newcastle and Hunter region for over 8 years before returning to her passion of practising Law.

With nearly a decade and a half of experience in the legal profession behind her Louise main areas of interest include

  • Family Law
  • Criminal law
  • Conveyancing and Property Law
  • Estate Planning, Wills & Probate matters
  • Commercial transactions

For every client Louise strives to reach positive outcomes and she does this by offering attentive, time-effective and friendly service.

Louise takes pride in the fact that she is accessible and responsive to her clients’ needs as well as being able to provide advise in plain English without the jargon.  Her reputation and integrity is well recognised within the area and is a valued member of the Joplin Layers family.


  • Associate Degree of Law, Southern Cross University
  • Bachelor of Laws, Southern Cross University
  • Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law
  • Admitted Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2010

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