Meet Cara Nottle – Principal At Taussig Cherrie Fildes

Cara Nottle

Senior Associate

Cara was admitted to practice in 2017 and practices exclusively in the area of family law. She joined Taussig Cherrie Fildes in January 2019.


Cara was previously employed at the Family Court of Australia (as it was then known) as a Legal Associate to the Honourable Justice Johns and the Honourable Justice Thornton. Throughout her time at the Family Court, she was directly involved in both interim and final hearings and gained extensive experience in a wide range of family law matters.

Cara’s thorough knowledge of family law and the court processes and procedures ensures she provides advice in a practical manner, while advocating for the outcomes sought by her clients. She has instructed both Senior Counsel and Counsel in interim and final hearings, in Division 1 and Division 2 of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. 

With an interest in complex financial matters, Cara regularly liaises with her clients’ business advisors, accountants and other allied professionals to ensure relevant advice is provided and any complexities are resolved at settlement.

Cara has experience in parenting matters including in complex matters involving family violence, drug and alcohol abuse and relocation. Cara is a member of the LIV Parenting Working Group.

Personal Assistant: Georgina Mansell

Community & Professional Contribution
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria Parenting Working Group
  • Former member of the Law Institute of Victoria Junior Family Lawyers Working Group
  • Former Coordinator of Volunteer Programs at Monash Oakleigh Legal Service
  • Former committee member of the Prison Legal Education and Assistance Program
Qualifications & Memberships:
  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of Victorian Women Lawyers
Awards & Recognition
Our Location
Monday8:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday8:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday8:30am – 5:30pm
Friday8:30am – 5:30pm

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