Areas of Practice
– Family law
– Advocacy/court appearances
– Spousal maintenance
– Parenting/child-related matters
– Hague Convention/international child abduction matters
– Violence Restraining Orders
Elisha Rayner is a junior lawyer at Culshaw Miller Lawyers. She has worked predominantly in family law, but has experience in both criminal and international law.
Elisha completed a Bachelor of Laws at Murdoch University in 2018. After graduation, Elisha spent a brief time at the District Court of Western Australia before starting as a Magistrate’s Legal Research Associate at the Family Court of Western Australia. Elisha was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in July 2020.
Elisha focuses on providing personalised service with a practical solution-based approach across Family Law matters in a cost-effective manner. She is experienced in negotiation and gives due consideration to all forms of alternative dispute resolution, but she is also passionate about trial advocacy when litigation becomes necessary. Elisha has developed a particular interest in Hague Convention proceedings, restraining orders, and children’s matters.
Elisha previously obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) at the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law.
Elisha volunteers her time on a number of community organisations and mentors high school and university students in the area of law. She is a judge for a number of competitions she has previously won at Murdoch University, and for the Law Society of Western Australia’s Mock Trials. In her spare time, Elisha loves travel, the arts, and is continuing to learn and train towards a certificate in Australian Sign Language.
Family Law Section
Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Arts (Communications)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice