"Relationships are not easy.  Family and relationship breakdowns are even more challenging.  We are here to navigate these challenges with you, providing practical and cost effective advice along the way so you can commence the next chapter with confidence."


Shalini Mendis 



Shalini graduated from Monash University with degrees in Law and Arts (majoring in Psychology and Politics).

Since her admission to practice in 2012, Shalini has practised exclusively in the area of Family Law and so has developed her skills and experience with respect to a wide range of issues.


​Shalini has advised and acted for clients in the following matters:

  • Parenting matters, including urgent applications and matters involving discrete interstate and international issues.

  • Financial settlements, including de facto relationship issues, spousal maintenance and third parties.

  • Farming cases and Farm Debt Mediations.

  • Preparing and advising on Consent Orders and Binding Financial and Child Support Agreements.

  • Child Support matters, including departure applications.

  • Divorce matters, including contested applications.

Professional qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Laws 

  • Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Psychology and Politics)

  • Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia

  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria

Other roles and associations 

  • ​Member of the Law Institute of Victoria

  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

  • Family Lawyer Volunteer at the Eastern Community Legal Centre

  • Member of the Melbourne Lawyers' Orchestra (Cellist)


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