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 Graduate Entry 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 Judicial Legal Research Associate at the Family Court of Western Australia. Elisha obtained a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law in 2020 and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in July 2020.
Elisha 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. She focuses on providing personalised service with a practical solution-based approach across Family Law matters in a cost-effective manner. Elisha works on matters in all areas of family law, but has developed a particular interest in restraining orders, children’s matters, Hague Convention proceedings (international recovery orders), and complex financial matters.
Elisha previously obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) at the University of Western Australia and studied international law in Switzerland. She volunteers her time with a 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 (Auslan).