Damira is a Partner of Ramsden Lawyers at the Gold Coast office and has practiced as a lawyer specialising in family law since 2003. She began her career in 1998 as an Articled Clark in one of the prominent multidiscipline firms on the Gold Coast gaining experience in Migration Law, Wills & Estates, Property Law and Family Law. Since 2013, she has been an Accredited Family Law Specialist and in 2015 she undertook training in Collaborative Law. Damira was recognised for her work in family law and listed as a Recommended Lawyer in the category Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers Guide – Gold Coast in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Damira practices in all areas of family law including divorce and de facto matters, complex property and parenting matters, spousal maintenance, multi-jurisdiction matters, relocation, child abduction under the Hague Convention, child support and Pre-Nuptial Agreements. Damira often acts for client who are based overseas or who have an overseas connection, such as assets and superannuation that may be held abroad or those clients who wish to relocate overseas with their children.
Damira works closely with accountants, financial planners and other professional advisors to ensure that any tax implications and restructuring are adequately covered as part of any property settlement.
Damira’s approach is tailored to each individual client’s needs, with appreciation that for majority of clients separation is one of the most difficult and challenging times. She is conscious of the financial pressures that clients experience during a family law dispute and focuses on negotiation and alternative dispute resolution where suitable. Damira brings empathy, great attention to detail, strategic approach and expert knowledge about family law. Damira is dedicated to protecting her client’s interests and ensuring her clients understand their rights, entitlements, and options throughout the court/negotiation process to empower and equip the clients to make decisions and choices that reflect their specific objectives and circumstances.
A past client of Damira’s said “I just wanted to reach out real quick and thank you for everything and for your patience with me throughout the settlement and mediation process.
It was easily one of the hardest things I have had to deal with but you made the situation so much easier to push through. It was like night and day going from xxx to Ramsden – I am so grateful to xxx for referring you.”
Damira speaks Bosnian and Croatian and is happy to provide language assistance with those languages for clients of Ramsden Lawyers.