Sensitive Relaxed Precise

Our Staff approach
your matter with logic & calm

we aim to smooth out your complex situations in the fastest and most relaxed manner possible, to reach your destination via a 'path to a better outcome'

Meet our Dedicated Team

Rene Forshaw

Principal Lawyer

Rene Forshaw is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with over 16 years’ experience in predominantly Family Law, and Care and Protection matters, acting for parents, children, grandparents, carers, and other parties.

Rene regularly appears in the Federal Circuit, Family Court,  Children’s Court of NSW – Parramatta and Campbelltown and is appointed to the NSW Legal Aid panel – adults and children, and Care and Protection panel – adults and children.

Rene is an Independent Children’s Lawyer and is committed and passionate about helping clients achieve the best possible result.


Bachelor Of Arts (Politics And French)
Master Of Legal Practice
Master Of Laws (Applied Law)
Majoring In Family Dispute Resolution Practice & Family Law


Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS)

Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Independent Children’s Lawyer
Family Court Of Australia & Federal Circuit Court Of Australia

Independent Legal Representative
Children’s Court Of NSW

Darinka Sipka


Darinka is an experienced member of our firm having worked as a paralegal for 10 years prior to being admitted as a solicitor. Dara practices in the areas of family law and care and protection.

Darinka has completed a Bachelor of Arts and Psychology from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Laws from Western Sydney University.

Darinka is an invaluable member of our team and enjoys helping clients achieve a great outcome.

Virginia Sievier

Office Manager

Virginia previously worked as a conveyancing clerk with over 10 years experience in the conveyancing industry.

Virginia is an invaluable member of our firm ensuring that procedures are followed and client expectations are met.

Virginia’s professional and welcoming manner is appreciated by clients and other legal professionals.

“I believe in my clients being thoroughly informed and given the best options for their matter to bring about a stress free transaction”


Our dog Gino is an invaluable member of our team.

His calming presence is welcomed by clients and children who see Rene in her capacity as a children’s lawyer.


Our Promise


We combine our Qualifications and Experience to search the best solution for you


Our staff will communicate with your every step of the way


We share every idea and solution with you based on our knowledge of the law


We aim to be precise, on time, respectful and exhaust all possibilities on your behalf


We aim to give you service with a smile and keep you smiling


Our Team constantly aim to give you increasing benefits to every solution


We respect both your privacy & safety during difficult times, pursuing a stress-free personalised solution


We believe in the uppermost level of confidentiality when dealing with you and your loved ones

Peace of Mind

Our aim is to convey constant peace of mind as we pursue your matter in the best of our ability

A Path to a Better Outcome...

Contact Us

Phone: 02 9620 1379


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Postal Address
PO Box 239
Horsley Park
NSW 2175