Sacha Mastras - Merridy Elphick Lawyers
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Sacha Mastras

Senior Solicitor. Accredited Specialist – Family Law

Sacha joined Merridy Elphick Lawyers in July 2017 and is a NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist in Family Law.


Sacha has practiced exclusively in the area of Family Law since 2009 and with nearly ten years’ experience, is able to provide strong advice and quality representation in a range of matters including complex property and financial settlements, parenting and children’s matters, de facto separation and surrogacy agreements.


Knowing that Family Law matters can be complex, emotional and often highly stressful, Sacha is adept at finding creative and practical solutions to help her clients reach negotiated outcomes through a range of alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediation. However, should it become necessary, Sacha has extensive experience in appearing in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia in both property and parenting matters.


  • 2010 – High Court of Australia
  • 2009 – Supreme Court of New South Wales



  • 2018 – NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist – Family Law
  • 2017 – Master of Laws – Applied Law (Family Law), College of Law
  • 2009 – Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University
  • 2008 – Bachelor of Laws, University of New England
  • 2008 – Bachelor of Arts (Sociology), University of New England



  • Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association
  • NSW Law Society
  • Newcastle Law Society
  • Newcastle Women Lawyers’ Association


Sacha Mastras
Accredited Specialist