Shayal Autar

Family Lawyer
Family & Relationship Law

Shayal is a lawyer who works exclusively in family and relationship law. In her practise, Shayal works closely with her clients in relation to their complex property matters with asset pools ranging up to $20 million and involving multiple corporate and trust structures, high conflict parenting arrangements, child support issues and spousal maintenance applications.


In March 2017 Shayal joined Lander & Rogers and completed her graduate program.

Before joining Lander & Rogers, Shayal worked as a paralegal at a law firm specialising in establishing and administering self-managed superannuation funds, family and unit trusts and corporate structures. This experience established a strong foundation for family law matters involving property.

Career Highlights

Shayal's experience includes:

  • authoring It's a family affair - family trusts in family law, July 2019
  • co-authoring the "Hidden Gems" in Family Law, presented at Legalwise Seminars in October 2019
  • co-authoring Family Court declares Stage 3 treatment for gender dysphoria "therapeutic" in decision of Re: Matthew, 21 March 2018
  • co-authoring Tracing and Valuing Assets in Family Law Matters in Australia, presented at 2018 Law Asia Conference

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