About Us

Kayla Gorton began her career in the legal industry in 2006 and holds Bachelors in Criminology and in Law from The University of New England. She was admitted as a Solicitor in New South Wales in 2015.

Kayla has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Merit) from Australian National University, and a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Behavioural Science from Swinburne University.

Prior to starting Law, Kayla also completed a Diploma in Children’s Services.

Kayla brings with her diverse experience across many areas of law including family law, estate planning, criminal law and litigation. Kayla is a member of the Hunter Valley Law Society and Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association.

Kayla grew up in the Hunter Valley and enjoys ties to a number of local associations and community groups. She enjoys reading, cooking, and enjoys relaxing at home with her pets.

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St Philip’s Christian College, Cessnock

Ellalong Public School

NSW Street Smart