Marks Griffiths & Bova Solicitors | Margot Hazard

Margot Hazard

Senior Associate

Margot was admitted as a solicitor in 1995 and works exclusively as a family lawyer. Originally a family lawyer at the Aboriginal Legal Service in Sydney conducting parenting and Children’s Court matters. She then moved into private legal practice in Sydney city practising in Insolvency and Bankruptcy matters which often involved investigating families’ financial and personal arrangements, such as Family Trusts, Transfers of Property, Claimed Separations or Legitimate Family Breakdown.

Margot specialises in:

Property settlements


Child Custody matters / Access to children (Parenting Orders)

Child support

Relocation applications involving children

Applications in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court

Recovery applications involving children

Margot enjoys listening carefully to her clients and providing sound advice, based on many years of experience. She ensures her clients understand their options and any challenges they need to consider.

She is passionate about protecting the rights of her clients and ensuring the best possible outcomes are obtained.

She has written extensively for academic publications regarding Family Law issues.

Margot has a Bachelor of Laws from UTS.

Margot enjoys the outdoors, lives on the Northern Beaches with her family, who all attend the local schools, growing vegetables in her garden, pilates and keeping fit.

Margot is involved with the local community via her children’s schools and their sporting activities.

To contact Margot, please phone our friendly reception on 9977 1133.


People on the Northern Beaches have trusted us to help them for over 65 years. The law might have changed since we first started, but you will get the same high standards of professional service and personal care from our solicitors that we have given our clients since 1945.

Marks Griffiths and Bova Solicitors was one of the first law firms established on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.