Our Principal Solicitor, Sharon Payne has over 15 years experience in the legal industry. Since her admission to the NSW Supreme Court as a legal practitioner Sharon has had experience in various litigation fields including roles in some of Australia’s leading commercial and Family law firms. Sharon now practices almost exclusively in Family Law.
Sharon’s background in commercial law and across various jurisdictions is invaluable in assisting her clients with property settlements. Sharon moved from the commercial field into Family Law due to her passion and desire to be of direct assistance to people at this challenging time in their lives. She has a mature and friendly approach which enables her to assist her clients through stressful family law matters. She is particularly interested in assisting victims of domestic violence and is sensitive and empathetic to their needs.
Sharon approaches all matters with a view to negotiating a cost effective, time effective solution with as little stress as possible. In the event that a matter cannot be settled, Sharon is a strong and determined advocate at Court and is committed to obtaining positive outcomes for her clients.
Sharon’s articles and case notes have been published in some of Australia’s leading legal publications. She has also written and edited legal publications for CCH, a leading Australian publisher in the area of Family Law cases and commentary.