North Star Law


Principal Lawyer

Michelle studied law at the University of Sydney and was admitted as a solicitor in 2000. Throughout her career, she has practised exclusively in the area of personal injury claims and compensation law. For many years she worked in a large plaintiff law practice before gaining experience in claims from the other perspective as In-House counsel in a large insurance company. Michelle co-founded North Star Law in 2017. Within the industry, she is highly regarded and she is well known for her personable and approachable style.

Tatiana White

Principal Lawyer

Tatiana is the co-founding partner of North Star Law. Admitted in 2006, Tatiana has been working predominantly in personal injury and immigration. Tatiana works in a wide range of jurisdictions, including Local Court, District Court, Supreme Court, Workers Compensation Commission and SIRA Dispute Resolution Service. Her area of special interest is Medical Negligence. Tatiana has travelled extensively. She was admitted as a lawyer in Russia before moving to Australia and completing her legal qualifications here. She applies her varied life experiences in her compassionate and dedicated approach to her client’s legal needs.

Michael Shasha

Special Counsel

Michael is Special Counsel at North Star Law. He holds a Master of Law and Legal Practice (MLLP) from the University of Technology, Sydney and was admitted as a solicitor in 2010. Michael has successfully represented clients in all aspects of personal injury law including at mediations, settlement conferences, in the Personal Injury Commission and in various Courts in NSW, including the District Court and the Supreme Court. His areas of expertise include motor vehicle accident claims and work injury claims. Michael is known for his easy-going nature and empathetic approach to his clients.

Linda Diamantaras


Linda has recently joined the team at North Star Law as a senior paralegal, having worked in the area of personal injury law for over 33 years. Linda started her career as a Junior Secretary in a Sydney law firm when she was a teenager. She has gained a wealth of experience in all areas of personal injury law over the years and has a particular interest in medical negligence cases. Linda enjoys the hard work involved in preparing a personal injury claim and has a caring nature which enables her to develop a personable relationship with clients from start to finish.

Nadine Luck

Senior Secretary

Nadine is one of the newest members of the North Star Law team and has worked exclusively in personal injury law with over 20 years of experience as a Senior Legal Secretary and Paralegal. Having the opportunity to work in personal injury law for over 20 years, Nadine has gained invaluable knowledge and experience in a number of fields. Nadine is particularly fond of research and working on complex and challenging cases. Not only is Nadine professional, but she is also approachable, friendly, empathetic, and very down to earth which makes her very easy to talk with. In her spare time, Nadine enjoys spending with her much-loved family and friends and at beaches along her beloved home on the NSW South Coast.

Jane Moore-Williams

Senior Legal Secretary | Justice of the Peace

A country girl at heart, Jane grew up in Dubbo and after some time living and working overseas, moved to Sydney in 2000. Jane has since worked exclusively in Personal Injury Law as a Senior Secretary. Jane enjoys the high volume of administrative work that comes with her position, and has an easy way of speaking to clients and professionals alike.

Angela Huang


Angela is a current student at the University of New South Wales, studying a combined Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Psychology (Honours). She joined North Star Law as a paralegal in 2022 after having worked in client service and administration roles. Angela has a particular interest in the intersection of mental health and the law and is passionate about wellbeing.

Elena Matienko

Accounts Manager

Moved to Australia in 2013, Elena completed her Diploma of Accounting and had been working for a global IT company for four years before joining North Star Law. Elena looks after all the accounts, records keeping and banking.