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NSW Accredited Specialist in Family &Children’s Law.
The primary objective is to provide legal support, guidance, and representation to individuals involved in family disputes,

Katarzyna Rutkowska

With over 30 years of experience in all aspects of her specialty field, Katarzyna has extensive knowledge that allows her to bring a high degree of insight to each case. Katarzyna brings a human touch and approaches each of her matters with a fine appreciation of the difficulties faced by family members in challenging times. Prior to founding Ark Law Lawyers, Katarzyna worked as a specialist advocate in the Family Law division of Legal Aid. Jurisdictions include: Family Court – Children’s Court – Supreme Court of NSW – District Court of NSW Many of Katarzyna’s cases have been published, some of which have become landmark cases.

Qualifications & Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Panel Solicitor | Legal Aid NSW
  • Solicitor member | Law Society of NSW
  • Independent Children’s Lawyer | Legal Aid NSW
  • Independent Legal Representative | Children’s Court of NSW
  • Direct Legal Representative | Children’s Court of NSW
  • Accredited Specialist | Law Society of NSW

Sarah Taheri

Senior Solicitor | Family Law & Children’s Law

Sarah has been with Ark Law for many years and has experience in all aspects of Family Law and Children’s Law.

She regularly appears in the Children’s Court of New South Wales at Establishment & Restoration Hearings. Sarah also represents clients in parenting & property matters in the Federal Circuit & Family Court of Australia.

Qualifications & Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Panel Solicitor | Legal Aid NSW
  • Solicitor Member | Law Society of NSW

Kenny Paek


Kenny is currently studying Law. He has a passion for family law and children’s law.

In addition to his law studies, Kenny is studying medical science and hopes to incorporate his studies in the forensic aspect of law

Qualifications & Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Continuing)
  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Continuing)

Kamal Ekermawi


Kamal is completing his final semester of a bachelor of laws at the Univeristy of Technology Sydney

Kamal has a passion for Family Law, particularly in the area of parenting / child custody.

Qualifications & Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Continuing)

Other Services

Accredited Specialist

In New South Wales (NSW), Australia,

Having a lawyer of support and intervention in family matters is generally considered a good idea for several reasons, regardless of the jurisdiction, including New South Wales (NSW). Here are some key reasons:

1. Legal Guidance: Family matters can involve complex legal issues, such as divorce, child custody, property division, and domestic violence. Having a lawyer, such as a lawyer or legal professional, helps individuals navigate through the legal process, understand their rights and obligations, and make informed decisions.

2. Objective Advice: A lawyer can provide objective advice and guidance to individuals involved in family matters. Emotions can run high during these situations, and having someone who is not emotionally invested can offer rational perspectives, helping individuals make sound decisions in their best interests.

3. Advocate for Rights: A lawyer acts as an advocate, representing and protecting the rights of their clients. They can negotiate on behalf of their clients, ensuring that their interests are considered and protected during negotiations, mediations, or court proceedings.

4. Mediation and Resolution: In many family matters, it is beneficial to explore alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation, rather than resorting to a full-blown court battle. A lawyer can facilitate mediation, help parties communicate effectively, and work towards reaching mutually acceptable resolutions, which can save time, money, and emotional stress.

5. Knowledge and Experience: Lawyers specialize in family law and have in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, case precedents, and legal processes. They stay updated on the latest legal developments and can leverage their experience to provide effective representation and advice.

6. Procedural Compliance: Family law matters involve specific procedures and deadlines. A lawyer ensures that all necessary documents are filed correctly, deadlines are met, and procedural requirements are fulfilled. This helps avoid unnecessary delays or complications in the legal process.

7. Safeguarding Vulnerable Individuals: In cases involving child custody, domestic violence, or situations where vulnerable individuals are at risk, a lawyer can play a crucial role in ensuring their safety and protection. They can help obtain restraining orders, arrange for temporary custody, and guide individuals on available support services.

It’s important to note that the role of a lawyer may vary depending on the specific circumstances and nature of the family matter. The primary objective is to provide legal support, guidance, and representation to individuals involved in family disputes, ultimately working towards fair and just outcomes.