Shila is focussed on negotiating and achieving best settlement outcomes for clients, where possible without the need to commence court proceedings through mediation, collaboration and use of other dispute resolution services. However she is also skilled in litigation where court intervention is necessary. She is dedicated to performing her job with professionalism and sensitivity.
Shilotma (Shila) Batenburg became a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist in 1996, having practiced almost exclusively in family law matters since 1987. She offers a wealth of experience in all aspects of family law matters and offers a balanced, practical and cost effective approach having developed a deep understanding of clients problems and needs and the dynamics involved in their particular circumstances.
Shila has been an Independent (Separate) Representation of Children since 1987.