Family Law Partner Stephanie specialises in all areas of Family Law including parenting, child safety matters, international relocation, grandparent rights as well as a range of financial matters including property settlement, defacto relationships, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements and domestic violence matters.
In 2008, Stephanie completed her Bachelor of Laws at Queensland University of Technology and in early 2009, was admitted to the legal profession. Soon into her career, Stephanie found her niche in Family Law and she became a Queensland Law Society Family Law Accredited Specialist in 2017.
Now having over a decade of experience, Stephanie is known for her calming and sensitive approach to extremely difficult and emotional matters. Stephanie assists her clients through the complex process of the family law system with a practical approach whilst maintaining a sensibility that clients have come to appreciate. She has proven to resolve matters succinctly through alternative dispute resolution processes, though regularly appears in the Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Magistrates’ Court as and when required.
Stephanie is the current Deputy Chair of the Mothers Day Classic Gold Coast committee raising funds and awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, is a board member of the Varsity Lakes Community Limited, and is on the Management Committee for the Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence.
Stephanie is passionate about her work in Family Law and Domestic Violence and ensuring that every person involved is safe and the children’s best interests are being met at all time.
Additionally, Stephanie is a part of the Family Law Practitioners Association and Gold Coast District Law Association.
Outside of her commitment to the law and not-for-profit roles, Stephanie considers herself quite the foodie knowing her way through both the Gold Coast’s flourishing restaurant scene and her own kitchen.