Sharni Embrey holds the position of Associate at DA Family Lawyers


"I have worked exclusively in family law since the beginning of 2016 and closely with Managing Director, Lisa Foley. As an associate with over 5 years of practical experience in family law, I have a genuine drive to assist clients to alleviate the practical burden of resolving their family law dispute."
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Sharni Embrey



Sharni holds the position of Associate at DA Family Lawyers. Sharni has a Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours – Division A) from completion of her degree with the Queensland University of Technology. Sharni completed her practical legal training at the College of Law Queensland and was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland on 20 July 2021. 

Sharni has worked at DA Family Lawyers and exclusively in family law since the commencement of her university degree in February 2016. She has transitioned through the firm from positions of Lawclerk and Executive Assistant to Solicitor, and now Associate.

Sharni’s experience includes:

  • Parenting Matters
  • Property Settlement
  • De facto property settlement
  • Divorce
  • Financial agreements including prenuptial agreements
  • Domestic Violence Order proceedings
  • Child Protection Proceedings
  • Adoption proceedings 
  • Child Support Agreements 

Sharni acknowledges the emotional impact of family law issues on clients and provides efficient and valuable advice to alleviate the practical burden of resolving a family law dispute. 

Professional background and education


  • Supreme Court of Queensland – 20 July 2021 

Professional memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association Queensland
  • Queensland Young Lawyers


Sharni enjoys spending her spare time outdoors or by the water. She is family-orientated and loves to travel. 

Family Law Rising Star – Brisbane 2024


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