Our team provides a full range of family law services in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for local, international and expatriate clients.
You can be confident that we will help guide you through the financial and parenting complexities that follow relationship breakdown, so that you can make better decisions and move on with your life.
We have built a nationwide Family Law team which combines expertise and empathy to provide family law services tailored to your circumstances. Several members of our team are accredited family law specialists and, between us, we offer hundreds of years of experience.
Our strategic approach to problem solving is what makes us different. By adopting a sensible and reasonable approach we can help our clients achieve their long-term aims.
When it comes to family law, there’s often no time to waste. That’s why we get straight to the heart of the matter, drawing out key issues with the skill and confidence of professionals who’ve been doing this for a long time. We provide clear guidance and advice to help you make better decisions.
A strategic approach to problem solving to help you achieve your long-term aims
We provide clear guidance and advice to help you make better decisions
Our services are delivered with empathy and tailored to your circumstances
We are trustworthy family lawyers who show respect and compassion
We understand that every client is different. And every client is deserving of trustworthy family lawyers who show respect and compassion and treat you as an individual.
Children and Parenting
When your relationship breaks down you may need help making arrangements for the ongoing care of children. Our team is easy to talk to and we understand that every family is different. We work with parents and others (for example, grandparents) to achieve a solution that is in the best interests of the child.
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International Family Law
While pursuing business and professional opportunities abroad is both exciting and rewarding, complexities can arise if you form a relationship, marry, or have children in a situation that crosses national boundaries and those relationships end. Our team keeps up to date with the latest international developments so that we can give you the best advice.
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"Barry Nilsson is an experienced and highly regarded family law firm who provided me with personal attention as if I was their only customer. The level of professionalism and knowledge is outstanding."
Our team are respected as leaders in Family Law across Australia, and have recently received the following recognition:
Leading Family & Divorce Law Firm in Australia (First Tier) in Doyle's Guide 2023
16 Individual listings in Doyle's Guide 2023
- 6 Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers
- 4 Leading Family Law (High-Volume & Complex Property Matters)
- 3 Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers
- 3 Family Law Rising Stars
Best Lawyers in Australia
10 individual listings for family law and family law mediation in the 15th edition of Best Lawyers 2023
Family Law Accredited Specialists
Nine of our family lawyers have been formally acknowledged as leaders in their field, and are recognised as Family Law Accredited Specialists
Find your trusted family law adviser
Several members of our team are accredited family law specialists and, between us, we offer hundreds of years of experience.