Basta is a Senior Associate of Culshaw Miller Lawyers and a Family Law
practitioner in Perth, Western Australia.
handles complex divorce and other family law matters, including but not limited
- Complex property matters;
- Parenting arrangements and
- Child abuse and neglect;
- Spousal maintenance;
- Binding Financial Agreements;
- Child Support including but not
limited to advice on and drafting of Binding/Limited Child Support Agreements;
- Paternity and Legitimation;
- Divorce Applications; and
- Restraining Orders.
completed a combined Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in
Human Resources Management) prior to commencing her employment with the firm in
May 2011. She has practised exclusively in the area of Family Law during that
time, completing higher education in respect of the Family Law sphere. She has
been involved in numerous complex children and property matters, and has
conducted her own cases in the Family Court of Western Australia, as well as briefed
Counsel to appear at same.
to working with Culshaw Miller Lawyers, Mary worked at Legal Aid Western
Australia, where she was exposed to, and provided advice on, a range of complex
family law issues. Mary was also employed as an Associate to the Deputy
President of the State Administrative Tribunal, where she was involved in the
hearing of guardianship and administration, equal opportunity, mental health
and vocational regulation matters.
Mary is a
strong believer of the fact that each individual’s case is different and
therefore continues to offer her clients the utmost personal attention and assertive
and determined representation, and has branded her practice to be synonymous
with honesty and reliability.