Shivani Srivastava


Shivani has recently joined Barker Evans after working as an Associate at the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. Shivani has worked in various areas and sectors of law including community legal centres, Cancer Council, commercial litigation firms and domestic violence advocacy and refuge organisations. Through working at the Federal Circuit and Family Court, Shivani developed a keen interest for family law particularly in managing complex parenting matters involving serious allegations of risk and abuse between parties and children. At the Court, Shivani case managed the Magellan and Evatt specialist lists at the Sydney Registry and has a strong passion in assisting and advising individuals navigating circumstances of high risk and sexual abuse.

Shivani understands that family law matters can take a toll on all parties involved and seeks to provide empathetic and professional advice to people who are often navigating legal processes for the first time. Shivani firmly believes in keeping her clients empowered and well informed of their options throughout the legal process, so they feel seen and heard.

Shivani graduated in 2019 with a Bachelors of Laws (Hons) and International Studies at Macquarie University and was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2022.