Pavithra Jayasekera

Pavithra Jayasekera

(LLB)

Lawyer


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws at Victoria University in 2019

Pavithra finds herself well positioned to advocate for her clients by giving a voice to the voiceless and spreading awareness of the hardships we as a society experience. She particularly has an interest and appreciation of Indigenous Australians and their culture, and hopes to one day contribute to meaningful changes within that sphere.

Pavithra Jayasekera

Biography

Pavithra was born in Sri Lanka and migrated to Australia along with her family as a toddler in the 90s. Pavithra grew up in Ballarat, attending Ballarat Clarendon College, where she discovered her passion for writing, expression and the English language. This passion led her to study Journalism at Monash University.

Journalism exposed Pavithra to the captivating world of storytelling. From creative writing to spoken word, her imagination was captured by an endless sea of people with countless stories to tell, each one different from the last. She worked as a journalist in both Australia and Sri Lanka, and was honoured she had the opportunity to share other people’s stories.

The transition from journalism to law was a no brainer for Pavithra. She completed her Bachelor of Laws at Victoria University in 2019. Her legal studies ignited Pavithra’s passion for justice and equality. Being a migrant herself, Pavithra has dealt with her fair share of adversity and has firsthand experiences of injustice, many of which challenged her values, her beliefs and who she was as a person.

Given her passion for storytelling and pursuit for justice, Pavithra finds herself well positioned to advocate for her clients by giving a voice to the voiceless and spreading awareness of the hardships we as a society experience. She particularly has an interest and appreciation of Indigenous Australians and their culture, and hopes to one day contribute to meaningful changes within that sphere.

On her days off, you’ll find Pavithra at home, stargazing in wonderment at the infinite universe. 

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