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ALA Law is an award-winning boutique Family Law firm serving Western Sydney and the Hawkesbury including Penrith, Parramatta, and beyond. This firm is distinguished by its passionate team, dedicated to guiding clients through diverse legal matters ranging from family law to property transactions. At its helm are acclaimed Accredited Specialists and leaders in Family Law field,  Amanda Little, Bernadette Melhem and Rosemary Aloisio.

The firm boasts 5 Accredited Specialists in Family Law marking the firm as a beacon of legal expertise. Renowned for unparalleled professionalism, ALA Law stands as a trusted ally, offering empathetic and skilled support in navigating the complexities of legal challenges.  From divorce and property settlements to child custody matters, we are dedicated to delivering personalized, empathetic legal support. With a reputation for unmatched professionalism and expertise in family law, ALA Law is your ideal partner for navigating complex family legal issues with confidence and care.

ALA Law, stands out as Western Sydney’s premier family law firm, acclaimed for its exceptional skill and professionalism.

The firm has garnered numerous accolades, including Business of the Year, Professional Service Provider of the Year, and has been a contender in the Australian Small Business Champion Awards. At the helm is Managing Director Amanda Little, a distinguished family law advocate, recipient of awards like Business Person of the Year and Business Woman of the Year as well as numerous nominations in the Australian Law Awards and repeatedly nominated for Suburban Lawyer of the Year in the Australian Law Awards.

Partners Rosemary Aloisio and Bernadette Melhem, both experts in family law, add invaluable experience to the team.

ALA Law is client-focused, treating clients like family and striving to offer practical, cost-effective advice, emphasizing mediation and settlement to avoid court disputes. Known for their knowledge, skill, and professionalism, ALA Law is the go-to choice for family law services in the region.

Our focus in on our clients and looking after them as though they are family. We aim to provide practical and real advice, with a view to minimising costs by mediating and settling disputes before they reach Court in all aspects of our practice.

ALA Law is dedicated to the Penrith Region. We are invested in all aspects of our local community. Find out more here.

We believe in building relationships with our clients and supporting the local community.
Our strength is that we care about you and the quality of our work.

Why are we right for you?

At ALA Law, we recognise the stress and complexities involved in legal matters and the need for not just relevant legal advice but also empathy and understanding. Our goal is to support you in achieving the best possible outcome.

If you are seeking a lawyer and a law firm the focusses on you and your family – then we are the right choice for you.

Our guarantee to you

We pride ourselves on providing real, relevant and cost-effective advice. So, our guarantee to you is that:

  • We will provide you with practical, timely and relevant legal advice;
  • We will minimise your costs where possible;
  • We will focus on negotiation and settlement as opposed to litigation, to help you reach a resolution without the emotional and financial stresses of Court;
  • We will deliver work within the time frame specified and within the estimate of costs;
  • We will keep you fully informed at all times, answering all of your questions.

We consider you to be a member of our family and will take care of you by not only providing you with relevant and professional legal advice, but also in a considerate and caring manner.

We want to help you reach an amicable outcome to your dispute so that you can move on and grow your future.

Our People

As you are entrusting us with your confidence, here is a little about our team:

Amanda Little

Managing Director – Accredited Specialist Family Law, FDRP

Rosemary Aloisio

Partner – Accredited Specialist Family Law, Mediator, FDRP

Bernadette Melhem

Partner – Accredited Specialist Family Law, Mediator

Nicole Tabone

Special Counsel - Accredited Specialist Family Law

Alicia Toberty

Special Counsel

Carli Heald

Senior Associate - Accredited Specialist in Family Law

Jessica Bristow


Julia Davies


Stephanie McClelland


Paralegal Team

Lisa Davis

Senior Family Law Paralegal and Justice of the Peace

Michelle Conoulty

Senior Family Law Paralegal & Justice of the Peace

Michelle Cox

Senior Family Law Paralegal & Justice of the Peace

Narelle Parker

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal

Amanda McAlister

Executive Assistant & Justice of the Peace

Executive Team

Duane Enator

HR and Office Management

Renee Bateman

Finance and Accounts

Kate Pickels

Client Services

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