Katrene Halteh, Principal Solicitor
- Phone0432 611 922
Katrene Halteh is the principal solicitor and founder of Urban Family Lawyers. She began her journey in law completing a double degree in Commerce and Law at the University of Wollongong in 2008, before being admitted as a solicitor following a graduation diploma of legal practice from the College of Law. Working in the industry for over 14 years, her primary goal is to support and empower her clients, assisting them in what can be a tough and life changing circumstance.
Successfully using her experience in helping guide countless guide clients through their own separation and self-development journey, having had to navigate her own divorce and separation while managing a career and two small children at the time.
Her purpose at Urban Family Lawyers is to lead staff and clients on a journey of growth, knowledge and excellence, inspiring and helping others create a life of wellness, calm and abundance.
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Anne Day, Senior Consultant
- Phone9580 9011
Anne joins the team at Urban Family Lawyers after having successfully run her own practice Anne Day and Associates in Penshurst and Oatley for over 20 years. Anne has been practising law as a solicitor since 1988 and worked extensively in a number of firms. Anne has undertaken volunteer work between 1999 and 2009 at Marrickville Legal Centre in her commitment to improving access to justice and currently continues to volunteer her time and knowledge to the Centre.
Anne has a Master of Applied Law (Family Law) which she completed in 2011 to enhance her skills and knowledge in family law.
Anne has been an Accredited specialist in Family Law since 2009, is a trained collaborative lawyer and a member of the Law Society of NSW and Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.
Vladimira Russell, Associate Solicitor
- Phone0452 221 808
Vladimira is originally from Slovakia having completed her Masters in Law in 2008, practicing as a solicitor in Slovakia before migrating to Australia in 2010 and completing further studies in Australia before commencing her practice as an Australian solicitor.
Vladimira’s passion lies in family law but has a strong history in commercial law. Her experience and knowledge in complex commercial matters involving business structuring, sale of business, leasing, debt recovery and corporate insolvency, having worked for a top tier firm in Australia.
Her experience in property and commercial law enables her to navigate clients through complex property matters. Her no-nonsense approach enables her to find practical and realistic solutions when acting for clients in parenting matters.
When she is not busy helping clients, she loves keeping fit with yoga, boxing and running. She also loves reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Sandra Harris, Legal Secretary
- Phone9580 9011
Being the first point of contact in our office, Sandra ensures that our clients are nurtured and updated on the status of their matters. Sandra enjoys supporting our solicitors to achieve the best result possible for their clients and loves to work as a team. Being a single parent, Sandra knows firsthand what an emotional rollercoaster the legal process can be, and she prides herself on trying to keep our clients informed and nurtured by keeping them up to date with the progression of their matter as they journey through the various legal processes.
Sandra is client-focused, empathetic, and approachable. She possesses over 15 years of experience in secretarial support and client relationship management. She manages the countless details that face our solicitors. In addition to managing the day-to-day administration tasks of our business she prepares legal documents, correspondence, billing, emails, and diary management.
Outside of the office Sandra is known to frequent any establishment that serves high quality coffee and has a keen interest in the Russian Women’s Ice Skating team. She lives with her teenage daughter and loves to cook and appreciates the simple things we often take for granted such as a beautiful sunset.
Where to find us
We have two location and can meet locally if you are near the Georges River area or in Sydney CBD.
Riverwood office: Suite 3.2, Level 3, 5-7 Littleton St, Riverwood, NSW. Free three hour parking located in the basement or 150m from Riverwood train station.
City office: Level 21, 133 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW. A short walk from Town Hall or St James train station.
We are happy to arrange for video meetings via Zoom or Microsoft Teams for your convenience.