Belinda Jeffrey

Phillips Family Law

Belinda Jeffrey

Special Counsel
Accredited Family Law Specialist

An Accredited Family Law Specialist, Special Counsel of the firm, and having practiced exclusively in family law for over 15 years, Belinda Jeffrey is a disciplined family lawyer skilled at taking a pragmatic and holistic approach for her clients.

Belinda began her legal career as a graduate and then junior solicitor in a regional law firm in Mackay, and later as a solicitor in a national mid-tier law firm in Brisbane. In 2021 she obtained her specialist accreditation, as a true testament to her knowledge and expertise in dealing with a diverse range of family law matters, including children of separated couples, separation, divorce, child support, and property settlements. With experience across all facets of family law, Belinda has a particular interest in parenting matters, including those involving grandparents.

Belinda considers it a privilege to assist, care and guide people through relationship breakdown, recognizing that it can be an inherently challenging time. She finds great reward in helping people to take the right steps to allow them to move forward with confidence. Belinda always aims to provide practical, honest, and realistic advice with a focus on cost effective settlements. When necessary, Belinda draws upon her professional network to connect clients with other experts who can provide additional advice and support to her clients.

With a strong community focus, Belinda is a current volunteer at Women’s Legal Service in Brisbane and has been associated with them for over 10 years. Previously, she has been a volunteer mentor for the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland’s Ladder Program and involved in their steering committee. Outside of work, Belinda enjoys travelling, catching up with family and friends over good food & wine and going to the theatre.


Belinda has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as:

Recommended Leading Family Lawyer in Brisbane, Queensland for 2024.

Recommended Parenting & Children’s Matters Family Lawyer in Brisbane, Queensland in 2023 and 2024.

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