Damien Greer Lawyers
Damien Greer Lawyers has a reputation for excellence in family law as one of the best family lawyers Brisbane has to offer. We are one of Queensland’s leading specialist family law firms and recommended by Doyle’s Guide to the Legal Profession.
Our Brisbane family lawyers recognise that a change in relationship or marriage can be one of the most stressful and traumatic experiences. With this in mind, our goal is to resolve disputes in a constructive, sensitive and timely manner. At Damien Greer Lawyers, we pride ourselves in providing attentive, personal service to each of our clients and ensuring our approach is tailored to each individual case. We will work with you to achieve the outcome that best meets your goals and concerns.
We advise on all aspects of family law including relationship breakdowns, children’s matters, complex property and financial settlements and financial agreements. We also advise corporate and third parties affected by a relationship breakdown. We have extensive experience in international family law advising Australian residents and international clients on family law issues across international borders including relocation of children, international child abduction, divorce and separation and ownership of property within and outside of Australia too . We have access to a network of specialist family lawyers across the Globe with Damien Greer being a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. He and his team regularly provide expert advice on Australian family and relationship law to international law firms along with individual clients .
Damien Greer Lawyers have developed the Parenting Pathway, a bespoke, legally binding agreement for parenthood that can allow couples to gain parenting orders, in close consultation with the birth mother. This process is an alternative for couples to explore when considering starting or expanding their family. For more information, please click here.
Meet Our Team
Damien Greer Principal
Damien has practised for over 35 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. More>>
Wendy Miller Special Counsel
Wendy is a highly experienced accredited family law specialist and an accredited family law arbitrator. Her strong preference is to assist clients settle their family law issues in a conciliatory manner through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or through the collaborative law process. However, if litigation is necessary Wendy will take immediate action to protect her client’s position. More>>
Scott Richardson Special Counsel
Scott has been practicing law since August 2000 across various jurisdictions including the United Kingdom, Asia, New South Wales, & Tasmania. Specialising in Family Law since 2005 and with a number of years in Criminal defense, Scott brings his passion for the law to the team at Damien Greer Lawyers. More>>
Justin Hine Senior Associate
Justin has practised predominately in Family Law since his admission in 2009, 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. More>>
Caitlin Wilson Senior Associate
Since being admitted to practice in 2010, Caitlin has practiced exclusively in Family Law. While Caitlin practices across all aspects of family law, including parenting and property matters, financial agreements, spousal maintenance and child support issues, she has a particular interest in international family law matters, including relocation, child abduction and other international jurisdictional issues. More>>
Sarah Dibley Associate
Sarah is an accredited family law specialist and has been working within the family law industry for over 10 years. She has extensive experience advising on relocation matters, international matters, domestic and family violence and general parenting matters. Sarah also has experience advising on financial matters. More>>
Joshua Williams Associate
Joshua is an accredited family law specialist and has practised primarily in Family Law, both rurally and in Brisbane since his admission in January 2013. Joshua enjoys solving client’s problems and in a strategic, methodical and empathetic manner. Although conflict in litigation is, at times, unavoidable – Joshua has been impressed by the great dignity and humanity displayed by some clients in facing and overcoming the challenges that family law proceedings present. More>>
Carolyn McKenna Lawyer
Carolyn was admitted as a Lawyer in July 2018 and has been practising in the family law industry as a lawyer and paralegal since 2014, both in Brisbane and in London. Carolyn has a particular interest in assisting in financial disputes, Financial Agreements and international family law matters with experience in both English and Australian family law. More>>
Matthew Doyle Lawyer
Matthew joined Damien Greer Lawyers in June 2020. Whilst Matthew was admitted as a lawyer in July 2018, he has worked exclusively in the area of family law since August 2017. Matthew has a particular interest in complex property settlement matters, involving businesses and complex asset structures. More>>
WHO WE ARE
We are a boutique specialist family law firm that is recognised as one of the top family law firms in Queensland. Damien Greer is the principal. He decided to start his own firm after many years as a partner in big multidisciplinary law firms.
We recognise that our people are our most important asset and we are fortunate to have attracted talented lawyers who want to be a part of our team. As a result, our lawyers have the academic qualifications, the high-level skills and the years of experience to be capable of handling whatever family law issue comes our way.
Our emphasis is on expertise. We have 2 accredited specialists in family law. Our lawyers have post graduate qualifications such as a Master’s degree in Law and Taxation Law and they are expected to keep updating their skills and their formal qualifications.
WHAT WE DO
Our focus is on providing clients with high level expert advice on all family law issues. We are able to do this because we have a highly qualified legal team and we work collaboratively so that our clients have the benefit of the input of all team members. Increasingly we are asked to be involved in international family law matters. This includes acting for clients with international family law issues and also providing expert opinion on Australian law to international lawyers and Courts.
WHAT WE OFFER
Preventative family law
We advise on preventative family law. This includes asset protection, business succession planning and preparation of financial agreements. We see this as an increasingly important part of our practice.
Disputative family law
Our more traditional family law practice covers:
- tax and trust issues as they relate to family law;
- acting for third parties in family law disputes
- property division between spouses and partners;
- parenting issues;
- child safety issues;
- international relocation and abduction of children; and
- domestic violence issues
An alternative to court based litigation
We also offer alternative dispute resolution in collaborative practice, mediation and arbitration. These processes are an increasingly important alternative to court.
While our office is based in the Brisbane CBD, we are able to service clients nationally (as well as internationally). If you are unable to physically attend our office, we are happy to hold meetings and consultations over Skype and/or FaceTime. We are also able to travel interstate when necessary (for example, for court appearance or conferences).
Whether you, your ex-partner, your children, or your property and finances are interstate, we are able to assist you with your matter. We have helped clients all over Australia successfully navigate through their family dispute.
To obtain advice about how we can assist with your family law matter, please contact us.