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About MSA Lawyers

Margaret Girardi and Shabitha Sumanathasa founded MSA Lawyers as they were both compelled to right the wrongs they witnessed. They wanted to provide a resolution-focused approach that nurtures the overall wellbeing and personal growth of people and their families. They believe in supporting the community to demand more from their legal experience, and are determined to revolutionise the legal industry to promote social change.

Margaret Girardi & Shabitha Sumanathasa
Founders and Managing Partners, MSA Lawyers

what we are experts at

Practice Areas of Expertise

Family Law

We help navigate the legal process of separation & divorce through an approach encouraging mutually-beneficial compromise without negativity or emotional tolls.

Wills & Estates

All matters relating to Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Medical Treatment Decision Makers, Probate, Letters of Administration and Estate litigation disputes

Property Law

Our expert lawyers deal with matters including purchase/sale of property, advice, mortgage documents etc.

VCAT | SACAT

We have successfully advised and acted for many people in VCAT|SACAT proceedings.

Criminal Law

Being charged with a criminal offence can be a daunting experience. We offer an empathetic and holistic approach.

A Resolution-Focused Approach

MSA Lawyers have been acknowledged and celebrated for their innovative and non-traditionalist, customer centric approach to their practice. They continuously embark on courses facilitated by the Law Institute of Victoria, to develop their skills.

Our experience with our clientele demonstrates not only long lasting relationships, but strengthening ones, that are continually growing in breadth and scope. 

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Managing Partners

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Why Clients Choose Us?

We help to navigate the legal process through an approach that encourages mutually beneficial compromise without the negativity or emotional toll of traditional pathways.

Our holistic approach has inspired us to create and introduce a wellbeing program that gives you access to helpful information and supports throughout your journey to achieve an amicable and fair settlement.

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    testimonials

    Words From Our Clients

    • Professional. Efficient. Personable. The team at MSA Lawyers executed my dissolution expeditiously and fairly. Highly recommend their services.

      Michael
    • Without the help of MSA Lawyers, I know that I would not have had the successful outcome I had. Margaret and Shabitha took on an extremely difficult case and encountered issues that no one expected, and few had ever seen. They worked tirelessly to make sure that the truth was told and presented it perfectly. 

      Janete
    • I will only recommend MSA Lawyers as I have never been, nor have I ever seen anyone, treated better. I am proud to be a MSA client and will continue to retain them for all legal matters that may arise as I know I am in the best hands.

      Laura

    Contact Info

    We help to navigate the legal process through an approach that encourages mutually beneficial compromise without the negativity or emotional toll of traditional pathways.