Sheridan Emerson is a family law specialist accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales. She provides clear, focussed and commercial advice on all aspects of family law including property matters, children's issues, child support, spousal maintenance and de facto relationships.
Sheridan has been recognised in Doyle's Guide for 2015 as one of the leading family lawyers in NSW. Doyle's Guide is compiled from the results of an online survey of, and telephone interviews with, senior family lawyers and accredited family law specialists who practice in the NSW legal market.
Prior to specialising exclusively in family law, Sheridan worked in commercial litigation and finance at leading commercial law firms in Sydney and London. Sheridan's experience in these areas underpins her strategic approach in matters involving complex financial structures and valuation issues.
Sheridan graduated with Honours from the University of Queensland in 2001 and was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia in May 2003.
While experienced in litigation, Sheridan has a strong interest in alternative dispute resolution and is accredited as a family dispute resolution practitioner. Sheridan encourages negotiated resolution where possible and is committed to achieving a commercial outcome for all her clients.
Sheridan is a member of the Family Issues Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales as well as the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, the Women Lawyers' Association of NSW, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Professionals (NSW) Inc and the Central Sydney Collaborative Forum.