Katie Munns

Senior Associate

Katie was admitted to practice in 2015 and has worked exclusively in family law since her admission.

Katie provides pragmatic advice tailored to each individual and their circumstances, which allows her to resolve matters in a timely and cost-effective manner. She utilises alternate dispute resolution practices, including negotiation and mediation, wherever possible. When necessary, she can guide her clients through the family law court system via litigation.

Katie’s empathetic approach and excellent communication ensure that her clients feel supported throughout the challenging times they encounter during their relationship breakdown.


Katie worked at a first-tier Sydney family law firm for over seven years prior to joining Lander & Rogers.

She has experience in financial matters, parenting disputes, child support, and spousal maintenance. She has a particular interest in complex parenting matters involving issues relating to mental health, drugs and alcohol. She understands the additional difficulties and obstacles that arise in these matters due to family violence and parental conflict.

Katie has appeared in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia in a range of matters.

Career highlights

Katie's experience includes:

  • complex parenting matters involving serious allegations of family violence, mental health issues, drug and alcohol issues, and high conflict parenting arrangements
  • complex property matters, including asset pools with multiple corporate and trust structures held in Australia and overseas
  • obtaining urgent interim property and spousal maintenance orders
  • obtaining orders for sole parental responsibility in parenting cases involving risk of harm to a child
  • resolving matters at mediation in both parenting and property matters to avoid the need for costly litigation.