Originally from Wagga Wagga NSW, Shakeela moved to Canberra to complete her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Canberra majoring in corporate and commercial law. Shakeela holds a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law and was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory in February 2013. Shakeela is also enrolled in the High Court Registry and is able to practise as a Solicitor in any Federal Court of Australia. Shakeela has a wide range of experience working as a Solicitor in private practice firms in the ACT and acting on property and commercial transactions, insolvency and debt recovery matters. Shakeela also has experience working through her tertiary studies as a paralegal for the Aboriginal Legal Service ACT and a legal support officer for Legal Aid NSW, where she thoroughly enjoyed the collegial environment she worked in, the diverse range of people she dealt with and the challenging work she was provided. When Shakeela is not at work she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family, friends and pets.
“I value the relationship I have with my clients and working with my clients closely to guide them through the conveyance process. I recognise that property can be a significant investment for my clients and I ensure I make myself available to my clients at all stages of the transaction.”