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Sheryl Barker

special counsel, private clients | family law

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about Sheryl

melbourne office 03 9208 9869
pa: kelly osborne +61 3 8615 9942

about Sheryl

Sheryl Barker is driven by a passion for helping others during their time of need. An experienced Family Law practitioner, Sheryl brings a sensitive and pragmatic approach to the legal and emotional journey following a separation or family dispute.

Sheryl’s practice specialises in complex family law matters involving family violence, parenting disputes, property settlements, and negotiated agreements.

“Sheryl provides a very professional service. Her constancy, integrity, knowledge, care and support has made a difficult time so much better than it would have been otherwise.”
-Valued Client

Implementing the learned principles of mediation and alternative dispute resolution, she approaches each matter with the care and consideration her clients need and deserve. She cites honesty and talking straight as the key to a successful negotiation, making use of her Psychology background and extensive experience to connect with clients and advocate on their behalf.

Areas of Expertise

  • All aspects of Family Law
  • Property and financial settlements
  • Child support and child support agreements
  • Collaboration and mediation practices
  • Defacto matters
  • Divorce
  • Family/domestic violence issues
  • Negotiate settlements and Orders/Agreements by consent
  • Parenting arrangements and disputes
  • Preparation for and coaching through separation

additional qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology/Sociology)
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution