Meet our team

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Damien Greer qls

Damien has practised for over 30 years in the Family law and de facto relationship fields. Damien is an Accredited Family Law Specialist, a Mediator and an Arbitrator with extensive knowledge and expertise in all areas of family law. He has a particular interest in complex financial and property settlements and international family law matters.

Damien is consistently recognised by his peers in published reviews as a leader in the field of family law.

Damien was invited to become a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 1996, being one of the longest standing Fellows in Australia.

Damien is an appointed expert witness on Australian Family Law before the High Court in the United Kingdom. He has also provided expert trial evidence on Australian Family Law in the United States. Damien is a regular presenter at legal and other professional seminars, presenting to the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers on two occasions. He has had numerous articles published both in legal and non-legal publications.

Damien was a partner in a large Brisbane CBD and subsequently national firm for over 30 years before opening his own boutique family law practice where he can focus on his passion of helping clients achieve the best possible results during this very stressful time in their lives.

Damien’s specialties include:

  • complex financial and property settlements
  • international Family Law including Hague Convention
  • relationship agreements
  • issues relating to children
  • de facto relationships
  • Parenting Pathway

Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Mediator and Arbitrator
  • Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Fellow of International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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Wendy Miller qls

Wendy has been practising exclusively in Family Law and de facto relationship practice areas since 1996. Wendy is experienced in alternate dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration and the collaborative law process) and conducted litigation in both the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. Wendy completed her training in the collaborative law process in Arizona. Wendy is also a LexisNexis author of family law precedents.

Clients can rely on Wendy to be responsive and easily accessible to them. They can also rely on her to support them during those times of high anxiety and stress.

In addition to being an accredited specialist in family law, Wendy subscribes to and adopts ‘Best Practice Guidelines’ published by the Law Council of Australia. This offers reassurance to clients when they are confronted with the uncertain and somewhat unpredictable path of family law disputes, that they are in good hands.

Wendy’s specialties include:

  • complex financial and property settlements
  • identifying tax minimizing opportunities to maximize financial outcomes presented by a marriage breakdown
  • asset protection and business succession planning in a family law environment
  • child maintenance trusts
  • relationship agreements
  • de facto relationships
  • Hague convention disputes

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Taxation Law
  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Queensland Law Society Approved Arbitrator
  • AIFLAM Accredited Family Law Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Law Practitioner
  • Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Fellow of the Tax Institute
  • Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators
  • Women in Finance
  • UNSW Australian School of Business Alumni Brisbane Branch

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Scott Richardson

Scott has been practicing law since August 2000 across various jurisdictions including the United Kingdom, Asia, New South Wales, & Tasmania. Specialising in Family Law for 10 years and with 4 years in Criminal defense Scott brings his passion for the law to the team at Damien Greer Lawyers. Scott is an experienced advocate having represented clients across a spectrum of family law matters in both the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Scott listens carefully to his clients to ensure he understands their concerns, priorities and expectations. Scott combines his extensive professional knowledge with a strong determination to ensure each client achieves the best possible outcome, assisting client’s move forward from what is one of the most stressful and emotional periods of their lives.

 

 

 

 

Scott’s specialties include:

  • Separation and divorce
  • Property and Financial Settlements
  • Parenting Arrangements
  • Child Support and spousal maintenance
  • Domestic Violence

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Graduate certificate in Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

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Justin Hine

Justin holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the Australian National University.  Justin was admitted as a lawyer in 2009.

Prior to commencing practise as a lawyer, Justin was an associate to His Honour Judge Searles in the District Court of Queensland.  As an associate, he gained immeasurable litigation experience which can only be absorbed when immersed in a court room day in, day out.  That experience serves him well in his day to day activities.

Justin has practised predominately in Family Law for the past five years, however also has experience in criminal law, wills and estates and personal injuries.  Justin’s experience in a variety of areas of law gives him a greater understanding of the broader issues that can arise in family law matters.

Justin has an interest in property settlement matters, particularly those involving business owners, that often have more complex business structures and require greater analysis and scrutiny of business records and managing the impact of the property settlement on the ongoing operations of the business.  Justin prides himself on achieving the best possible outcome for his clients.

 

 

Justin’s specialties include:

  • Matrimonial and de facto financial settlements (including spousal maintenance)
  • Litigation in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia
  • Consent orders
  • Parenting arrangements
  • Child Support Agreements
  • Divorce

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Queensland Young Lawyers Association

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Caitlin Wilson

Since being admitted to practice in 2010, Caitlin has practised exclusively in Family Law. She has a particular interest in international family law matters, including but not limited to international relocation, international child abduction and other international jurisdictional issues.

Having completed her training in Collaborative Law in 2011, Caitlin is focused on utilising her collaborative skills to assist clients in achieving early, amicable and equitable resolutions both within and outside the collaborative process.

Caitlin believes that the best outcomes can be achieved for her clients through a combination of cooperative practice between solicitors and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as private mediation, Family Dispute Resolution and Collaborative Law.

Caitlin passionately believes that part of her role as a legal practitioner is to assist in addressing justice issues, and as such, she volunteers in community legal centres, providing legal advice to those in need.

 

 

Caitlin’s specialties include:

  • Property and Financial Settlements (including Spousal Maintenance)
  • Financial Agreements
  • Consent Orders
  • Parenting Arrangements
  • Child Support Agreements
  • Family Violence
  • Divorce

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts Honours
  • Juris Doctor
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Queensland Young Lawyers Association
  • Queensland Collaborative Law
  • Women in Finance

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Sarah Dibley

Sarah was admitted as a solicitor in June 2011 and has practised in family law since that time.

Sarah is passionate about helping her clients achieve the best possible outcome.  She is committed to ensuring she is well versed in all aspects of family law and regularly attends educational events held by leading legal bodies.

Sarah is able to provide practical legal advice and representation at all stages of the Family Law process.   She will work with you to assist you in resolving your Family Law matter by way of Mediation or, if necessary, representing you in Court. Sarah regularly appears in the local Magistrates Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia.

As part of her commitment to give back to the community Sarah volunteers her legal services at Pine Rivers Community Legal Centre and Moreton Bay Regional Community Legal Service.

Sarah is on the executive committee of the Moreton Bay District Law Association and a member of the Women’s Lawyers Association of Queensland.

Sarah’s specialties include:

  • Separation and Divorce
  • Care of children and parenting orders
  • Child support issues
  • Matrimonial and de facto property settlements
  • Domestic Violence

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Moreton Bay District Law Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Queensland

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Joshua Williams

Joshua was admitted in January 2013 and has practised primarily in Family Law, both rurally and in Brisbane.

Joshua commenced his career in Mackay and quickly gained the trust of his clients and colleagues demonstrating a positive and compassionate approach in difficult situations.  He is committed to supporting and guiding clients through difficult times by providing solid, dependable advice at all stages of the matter.

Joshua has had exposure to numerous complex property and parenting matters and is dedicated to assisting client’s to navigate what is often the most trying period of their lives.

Joshua’s specialties include:

  • Matrimonial and de facto property settlements
  • Care of children and parenting orders
  • Child support issues
  • Domestic Violence

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Queensland Young Lawyers Association