B.A. B.Ec. Juris Doctor
Principal and Director
T: (02) 9283 5290
Shahen is a well-regarded solicitor with experience in advising and representing a wide-range of clients from individual clients to international companies. Since entering into practice, he has earned a reputation for providing detailed assessments of his client’s legal options as well as realistic commercial opportunities and considerations.
Shahen completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Technology Sydney, and has obtained a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide. He has been admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Shahen has been admitted to practice as Public Notary in New South Wales. He is also a member of the NSW Society of Notaries and The Australian and New Zealand College of Notaries.
Shahen is a Nationally Accredited Mediator, fully qualified and registered with the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS), the Australian Mediation Association and the Resolution Institute. He brings a natural talent for empathy and is skilled at listening impartially to all sides of a conflict to assist parties in reaching a positive solution. He helps parties resolve their issues in a quick and effective manner.
Shahen's expertise extends to:
Commercial Law and Commercial Negotiation - including expertise in Sanctions Permits, Foreign Investment Review Board applications and Commercial Deeds of Agreement
Migration Law - with expertise in Business Innovation and Investment visa applications
Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Family Law - with a focus on parenting orders, divorce, division of assets and spousal maintenance orders
Trust and Estate Law - with a proficiency in International Wills and Testamentary Trusts
Shahen has established and maintained long-term relationships with his clients and is known for his personal approach and his strong commercial focus. He is the founder of VerdeLawyers and our associated firm City Notaries.
Shahen is fluent in Armenian and Persian (Farsi).
Shahen is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and is accredited with the National Mediator Accreditation System.