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The Federal Circuit Court of Australia recently welcomed the appointment of two new Judges, Guy Andrew and Penelope Kari

March 30, 2019

The Federal Circuit Court of Australia recently welcomed the appointment of two new Judges, Guy Andrew and Penelope Kari.  Judge Andrew has extensive experience as a barrister specialising in family law matters, and Judge Kari was previously a solicitor and barrister with family law experience. Judge Andrew is sitting in Townsville, and Judge Kari is […]

Judge Ciara Tyson appointed as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia

February 28, 2019

In February 2019, Judge Ciara Tyson was appointed as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia, and Family Court of Western Australia.  Of the appointment, Attorney-General Christian Porter congratulated Judge Tyson on her appointment and “willingness to continue to serve the people of Australia as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia”.  The […]

O’Neill Family Law Welcomes Joel Stower

January 31, 2019

Director Ben O’Neill is excited to announce the recent employment of Joel Stower as a solicitor, a welcome addition of the team. Joel’s experience includes working in criminal and civil cases, as well as a role in youth justice which he says shaped his understanding of the justice and court system.  Joel’s hands on, enthusiastic […]

Brodie McKenzie Joins O’Neill Family Law

October 5, 2018

O’Neill Family Law is pleased to welcome administration assistant Brodie McKenzie to the team.  Brodie has extensive experience in the legal sphere, having previously worked as a paralegal assisting in conveyancing and family law matters. As well as her matter of fact approach, Brodie brings warmth and understanding to clients for whom Brodie is the […]

Attorney General Christian Porter Responds to Australias response to the “Fact not Fiction”

October 1, 2018

The Attorney General Christian Porter has responded to the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia’s response to the “Fact not Fiction” article which featured in The Australian in August 2018. Clarifying the recent focus on the family court system in Australia, the Attorney General’s memorandum addresses concerns raised by Family Court Judges […]

Louise Black – Promotion

January 30, 2018

The Team at O’Neill Family Law are proud to announce the promotion of Louise Black to the role of Associate. Louise, supported by her paralegal Alex and the rest of the team will continue to obtain the best results for her client with her careful and pragmatic approach.

O’Neill Family Law Welcomes Louise Black

December 15, 2016

Meet our latest Solicitor Louise Black Louise specialises in all aspects of family law including parenting and property settlement matters. She commenced work in the legal profession in 2002 and has been exclusively working in the area of Family Law since 2005. Louise strives to provide high quality legal advice to clients to ensure that […]