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Larissa Santos

Practice Leader | Senior Associate

Shine Lawyers Sydney CBD


Larissa stands up for abuse survivors, tailoring her approach to each individual's needs, helping them regain control during a tough time.

Abuse law

"Survivors of abuse are seeking help with the most intimate and vulnerable traumas in their lives. I feel truly privileged to assist each and every one of them in their plight for justice in order to end the years of suffering in silence."

Larissa Santos is a Practice Leader and Senior Associate in Shine’s Abuse Law team. Passionate and driven, Larissa has a strong interest in this complex area of law and being able to make a real difference to so many people’s lives.

Larissa is well versed in providing guidance to survivors and informing them of their rights in order to ultimately achieve what is most important to them – acknowledgement, apology and compensation.

Larissa completed a dual Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Medical Science in 2013. Following this, she was admitted to law and gained experience at various commercial litigation and compensation firms before joining Shine Lawyers.

Prior to being an integral part of our abuse law team, Larissa worked in Shine's Medical Law practice, assisting clients who have suffered devastating and life-changing events as a result of the negligence of medical practitioners to recover compensation.

To find out more about how Larissa can help you, contact us to schedule a free, confidential consultation.

Larissa can help you with


  • Bachelor of Medical Science and Bachelor of Law from Wollongong University

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law

  • Admitted to practice in 2014

Memberships & associations

  • Australian Lawyers Alliance

  • NSW Law Society

  • Australasia Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI)

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