Moonira joined Watts McCray in 2017 and has since worked exclusively in Family Law. Moonira has worked with lawyers across Watts McCray, gaining experience assisting on a wide range of family law matters including complex property settlements, parenting disputes, divorce and arbitration.
She is a go to person for research on specific technical questions which arise for other lawyers as well as the unusual family law issues which arise for clients.
Moonira grew up in Western Sydney before relocating overseas for a number of years to Qatar and the United Kingdom. During that time, and whilst studying, she completed various internships in fields of immigration, construction and corporate advisory matters.
Moonira’s international exposure as well as exposure to varied areas of law, allows her to critically consider and understand different approaches that may need to be taken in situations that involve conflicting cultural or religious factors within the relationship or family.
Moonira holds a BA (honours) degree in Law and Politics from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom, and attended the University of Sydney to complete her training with the Legal Profession Admission Board in NSW. Moonira also completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice with the College of Law in 2020, and was admitted as a Lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2021.
Moonira is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, New South Wales Young Lawyers Family Law Committee, Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, and the Greater West Family Law Practitioners Association.