Megan was born in England and grew up in Coffs Harbour NSW before relocating to the Gold Coast to study a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University. Megan graduated from Griffith University with a double distinction in mid-2019.
During her studies Megan was awarded an award for Academic Excellence in each year of her degree and was a member of the Griffith Honours College, the Criminology Academic Excellence Society and the Golden Key Society for Academic Excellence. During her degree Megan also completed a clerkship with Maurice Blackburn learning about Personal Injury and spent a semester of her degree studying at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.
Before commencing the next step in her professional life, Megan took a few months off to backpack around Europe. Upon her return to Australia, Megan commenced her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the College of Law whilst clerking at Family Law firms in Coffs Harbour. Megan then gained employment with a small local firm in Coffs Harbour and spent six months learning about all aspects of family law from the sole practitioner. Megan was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW as a Solicitor in 2020.
Once the borders to Queensland opened again in late 2020, Megan commenced work as a Solicitor at another boutique Family Law firm on the Gold Coast and in Beenleigh, working in a variety of matters including Family Law, Domestic Violence and Child Protection.
Megan has always wanted to work in Family Law and Domestic Violence and is particularly passionate and knowledgeable about Domestic Violence matters. Megan has a strong background in assisting clients through their parenting matters from mediations through to final hearings. Megan appears regularly in the Magistrates Court and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.