Tahlia graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2015 with a combined Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Criminology and Criminal Justice (with Distinction).
Joining Steiner Legal in 2014, Tahlia began working as a Paralegal, before stepping into the role of Solicitor and Practice Manager. Tahlia’s role includes managing files and accounts, drafting legal correspondence and advocating (both in court and out) on behalf of our clients.
Tahlia works almost exclusively with family law (property and parenting), surrogacy and estate clients. Drawing on personal experience, she understands the gravity and importance of the work she undertakes on behalf of her clients. Tahlia always strives to provide her clients with a high level of commitment and care, acknowledging that she often assists clients at difficult times in their lives.
Tahlia is passionate about approaching matters in a conciliatory manner, focussing on avoiding costly and uncertain litigation. She believes that the majority of matters can be settled in an amicable manner and strives to ensure that is the case.
Tahlia also has a keen interest in the area of sociology and social theory, borne out of her university studies. Her knowledge in this area give her a well-rounded understanding of law in the wider social perspective, including what motivates people’s actions and behaviour. She believes this assists in understanding the best way to approach, and ultimately settle our matters.
Tahlia has undertaken further studies in the areas of family law and dispute resolution, which enhances the service that she is able to provide our clients. She is also able to act as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner providing mediation services to clients.
Tahlia believes in the importance of community involvement and is frequently taking part in community and charity events. This participation was recognised when Governor Prof. Marie Bashir AC presented her with a Certificate of Commendation and Medallion from the Order of Australia Association for Community Service in 2010.