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Watts McCray’ Rishika Pai Nominated for Young Lawyers Award



Rishika Pai of family law firm Watts McCray is being recognised among Australia's leading young lawyers. Rishika has been selected as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards 2019, in two categories; Family Law and Pro Bono.

The Family Law category recognises a lawyer who has navigated the complex family law space while demonstrating persistence and resilience. The Pro Bono award recognises a lawyer who has demonstrated a passion for pro bono work, benefitting those in need of legal aid.

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 is Australia’s largest independent awards program that identifies excellence in young lawyers—those who are raising the bar on what it means to be a leader for the next generation. Achieving 30 Under 30 status offers the springboard for career progression, giving industry-wide recognition for professional competency while highlighting a passion for the law and dedication for personal advancement.

Rishika Pai has been with Watts McCray since 2016 and during that time her legal practice has been guided by her desire to assist those in need, as demonstrated by her dedication to her family law clients, her volunteer work with a number of pro bono organisations, and using her legal skills and the law to improve the welfare of animals in Australia. Rishika is a member of The Law Society of NSW, NSW Young Lawyers Family Law Committee, and the NSW Young Lawyers Animal Law Committee.

Rishika Pai has invaluable experience across a variety of Family Law matters including divorce, property settlements, parenting matters, spouse maintenance, Binding Financial Agreements, and AVOs/domestic violence issues arising from the breakdown of marriage and/or de facto relationships.

In a statement Watts McCray said: “We are extremely proud of Rishika and wish her luck at the award ceremony which will be held on Friday, 10th May 2019 at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.”

For information on family law, child support, property lawyer, application for divorce and more, visit https://www.wattsmccray.com.au/