Monika Lama is the principal of Lama Family Lawyers and has worked exclusively in family law since 2008. She has extensive experience in parenting disputes and financial matters including de facto relationship cases, same-sex relationships and relocation matters. She has a particular focus on complex children's matters involving serious allegations of violence and sexual abuse. Monika has also acted for clients in respect of matters concerning adult child maintenance applications and for grandparents seeking primary care of their grandchildren.
Monika has acted for clients in relation to Family Law financial settlements with connections to India, Italy and Greece. She also has a particular focus on drafting and advising clients on financial agreements including complex multi-million dollar prenuptial agreements, spousal maintenance and child support agreements. She frequently works with counsel, forensic accountants, psychologists, psychiatrists and mediators.
Monika's passion for family law, combined with her frank and mature approach are an asset particularly in identifying key issues in dispute. She encourages mediation where possible and is committed to achieving commercially effective outcomes for all her clients. She provides her clients with timely, honest and frank advice.