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 in Adelaide. The Attorney General… read more
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 Law Council of Australia welcomed… read more
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 approach is highly valued and… read more
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 first point of contact on… read more
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 following the release of the… read more
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.
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 each and every client feels… read more