Vanja holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Wollongong. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law.
Vanja is a newly admitted solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Vanja began working in the legal sector in 2016 as a Law Clerk. She joined the Hansons team in 2020 and practices in the Family Law Division and Criminal Division. Vanja is passionate about the overlapping issues, skills, and litigation processes involved in both areas of law. She believes that whilst the criminal law is primarily designed to protect the integrity of society; that families make up the fabric of this society and should equally be managed with care. Vanja is eager to develop as a legal practitioner and provide a holistic service to her clients by using versatile legal knowledge and skill.