Martina Storgato

Martina possesses significant experience in the family law jurisdiction and related areas, with extensive qualifications and legal experience spanning 25 years in civil litigation and practice in superior courts of Australia. Martina is highly regarded for her expertise in complex financial matters, matters involving bankruptcy, corporations, trusts and overseas assets, and intricate parenting matters involving criminal law aspects, third parties, local and international child abduction matters.

Martina previously was the Principal of Thornton Storgato Law Pty Ltd from 2008 to 2023. Martina has demonstrated extensive experience in mediations and case management, accelerating her experience within Alternative Dispute Resolution and negotiation frameworks by training as a Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer. As a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators and National Mediator Accreditation Scheme, Martina’s practice denotes that all issues are viewed from a balanced perspective with a focus on resolution to avoid litigation unless necessary.


Martina’s expertise includes:

  • Complex Financial Matters
  • Parenting Matters
  • Divorce Proceedings
  • Family law related bankruptcy matters
  • International Property Matters
  • Property and Parenting Matters for third party intervenors
  • Local and International Child Abduction Matters
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution including Collaborative Law
  • Financial Agreements – before, during and after a marriage or defacto relationship.
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Family Law related criminal proceedings – Domestic Violence and Assault matters

Professional Memberships / Accreditation & Activities

  • Partner Family Law Division Mills Oakley Sydney 2023 to date
  • Principal Solicitor and Director of Thornton Storgato Law Pty Ltd from 2008 to 2023
  • Master of Laws (Applied Law – Family Law) 2016
  • National Accredited Mediator 2020
  • Member of the Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section)
  • Collaboratively trained 2009


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