Rebecca is a disciplined, deliberative family lawyer who instinctively identifies, assesses and assists to minimise risks for the people experiencing separation and divorce.
With an approach characterised by assisting people to find common ground, Rebecca’s focus is on assisting her clients to find considered, big picture solutions to the issues they are facing. Her disciplined approach to problem solving allows her to create order in the chaos for those contemplating or experiencing separation.
Keenly interested in the unique qualities of people, Rebecca’s clients have commented that she takes the time to focus on each of her clients’ own motivations and their own interests and objectives. This allows her to help them achieve the best outcomes in keeping with their own interests.
Meticulously organized and precise, Rebecca’s strength lies in providing her clients with routine, timelines and structure to help navigate their way through the process best suited to them – via negotiation, mediation or litigation, where necessary.
A family lawyer since 2008, having honed her skills under the stewardship of two of Queensland’s pre-eminent family lawyers, initially on the Gold Coast and now in Brisbane, Rebecca has considerable experience in assisting clients resolve or litigate where there is a considerable asset pool where businesses, trust structures, and often third parties are involved.
Rebecca has a particular interest in complex property and financial cases (particularly involving corporate and trust structures) as well as parenting matters (including domestic and international/Hague convention cases).
Rebecca is well apprised of court processes having held the role of Deputy Associate to Federal Magistrate Baumann (as he was then known), the National Coordinator of Case Management in the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia prior to her admission. She has considerable experience in litigating where the need arises.
A key characteristic of Rebecca’s approach is the care and support which she offers. Rebecca’s careful and vigilant approach to her work instills confidence in those she assists.
Rebecca’s standing amongst her peers has been recognised by her appointment in 2017 to the Family Law Committee of the Queensland Law Society (QLS), to provide commentary and input into policy and planning.
Rebecca is mum to two young boys. In her spare time, Rebecca volunteers at the Women’s Legal Centre, enjoys spending time with her family, and looks after herself by practicing Pilates and yoga.
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