Stephanie is a driven, energetic and inquisitive family lawyer who assists people experiencing relationship breakdown.
Instinctively positive in her approach to work and life, Stephanie derives satisfaction from achieving tangible, big picture outcomes for the people she advises and guides through separation and divorce.
Recognised as one of Queensland’s Rising Stars in Family Law for 2018 in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, she is an organized and efficient lawyer with impeccable attention to detail.
Stephanie provides considered and practical advice to her clients. When faced with a complex situation, often encountered in life as a family lawyer, Stephanie thrives on managing all the variables and aligning and realigning these variables to find the best possible outcome for the people she assists.
Always flexible in her approach, Stephanie works collaboratively with her clients to find mutually beneficial outcomes and solutions for them – taking into account both the legal and real world outcomes.
Having worked exclusively in boutique family law firms since 2009 ranging from rural Toowoomba, to London where she worked closely with one of London’s best family lawyers assisting in complex property and parenting matters, with international aspects and now based in Brisbane, Stephanie is well apprised of the court processes.
Stephanie’s down to earth approach and her ability to immediately develop warm rapport and gain the trust of those she assists makes her a pleasure to deal with and a valued source of support for her clients.
Stephanie has a particular interest in collaborative practice, relocation parenting matters and complex property matters, particularly farming matters.
Constantly striving to build on her skills and give back to the profession and the community, Stephanie was previously an elected Country Board Member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland (FLPA), where she represented and advanced the interests of local practitioners and as a Secretary of the Toowoomba Children’s Contact Centre from to 2009 – 2015.