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Shelley Johnson

Shelley is an Associate in Quinn & Scattini Lawyers’ Family & De Facto Law Team.

Shelley was admitted in 1995 and has considerable experience assisting clients with a range of family law matters, including divorce, property settlements and disputes, children’s issues, consent orders and other parenting matters.

Shelley represents clients across various courts including the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia and various magistrate courts.

At what is often a difficult time in her clients’ lives, Shelley takes the time to understand her clients’ issues, offers considerable support and guidance and is organised and up front with her clients so they are better informed and confident about the court processes.

Shelley also places a high value on ensuring her clients receive cost-effective advice, irrespective of the issues in dispute or the financial capacity of the client, in order to achieve the best possible outcome.

Shelley aims to resolve her client’s family law issues without the need to go to court, but in the event court proceedings are unavoidable, Shelley ensures her clients’ cases are thoroughly prepared in order to resolve the matter as quickly as possible.

Shelley is also a qualified collaborative family lawyer. This means Shelley is experienced in assisting all parties who are involved in negotiating settlement utilising the Collaborative process of mutual decision making in order to avoid costly court proceedings. This collaborative approach is not suitable for every couple but for the right people it is an alternative and respectful way of dealing with marriage breakdown and children.

Read what Shelley’s clients had to say…
“I felt like Shelley really cared about my welfare. GJ”
“I was very grateful for the frank, honest advice delivered with care and empathy. The advice was not positive for me but it was realistic and Shelley was very supportive and I felt that she cared for my best interests. Thank you. JK”
“Shelley was very knowledgeable and gave the information in a way that I could understand. GN”
“The service was first rate and professional from the beginning to the end. I cannot speak highly enough of their service, actions and attitude. LW”
“Quinn & Scattini were very attentive and prompt in their delivery of professional services. Thank you! LH”
"Shelley was fantastic! She was so kind to me as I was very emotional and explained the options to me in a very simple way. KM"
"I am pleased with Quinn & Scattini and the way they handled my case. And a big thank you to Shelley. I think she really knows what she is doing and is well organised when she was handling my case. HS"
“Thank you. I thought Shelley provided practical, down to earth advice. RL”