Janai Tabbernor

Areas of Expertise


Care & Protection

Child abduction

Child Support

Family Law


Independent Children's Lawyer


Trusts & Estates


Janai Tabbernor was admitted to the Bar in 2019, joining Waratah Chambers as a reader with Chris Othen. She is a member of the NSW Bar Association.

Janai comes to the bar after spending two years as the legal associate to the Hon. Justice Ryan, Judge of the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia.

Janai also has experience as a graduate solicitor at the Crown Solicitors’ Office working in the Inquiries and Torts teams, and has worked as a paralegal at a specialist immigration law firm.

Prior to studying law Janai worked  as a policy advisor to federal and NSW Ministers and Shadow Ministers.

Janai accepts briefs to appear in the city, suburban and regional Family Law Courts and Federal Circuit Courts, Local Court and Legal Aid matters, as well as in the areas of employment, estate and family provision matters

Janai Tabbernor