Christina Lien - Lawyer

Christina is an active listener, with a gentle and friendly disposition.


With an interest in how society shapes laws and how laws can shape society, Christina is a lawyer because of the lifelong learning it entails.

Christina’s experience spans across State Government, not-for-profits and private practice in the areas of public policy and administrative law. She has appeared before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal with respect to Merits Review and as instructing solicitor on Judicial Review proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court of Australia and High Court of Australia.

Having worked on a variety of complex and difficult cases both at trial and mediation, Christina approaches her work the same way she approaches life – get it done! She enjoys brainstorming ideas and planning, but if things don’t go to plan, she is ready to adapt.

Due to the nature of the work she has been involved in, she is keenly aware of the importance of professional care and attention to detail with an appreciation of the multiple perspectives when considering a legal problem.

Christina’s passion for the law aligns with her aim to assist clients to understand and apply the law to meet their objectives. With the goal to build strong trustworthy relationships and to exceed expectations at all times, Christina is a driven lawyer and a great fit within our team.

Outside of work, Christina enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle through Pilates, casual tennis and dog walks.

  • Affiliations

    Law Society of South Australia

    Asian Australian Lawyers Association – SA Chapter

  • Something you wouldn’t know

    Christina grew up in the beachside suburb of Pt Noarlunga South and is a proud ‘Southie’.

  • Favourite quote

    “Anyone who claims to be a leader must speak like a leader. That means speaking with integrity and truth.” Kamala Harris