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For more than 50 years, Barry.Nilsson. has been helping families, just like yours, overcome significant challenges and plan for the future following a relationship breakdown or change in family circumstances.

With an experienced team of more than 20 lawyers, including 13 accredited specialists, Barry.Nilsson. provides a full range of family law services in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, for local, international and expatriate clients, including:

We understand everyone’s situation is unique, which is why we provide advice that is tailored to your specific circumstances and requirements. Our team takes the time to understand your situation and listen to your needs, to ensure we are reaching an outcome that allows you to move to the next chapter of your life.

When you engage Barry.Nilsson., you will be working with a trusted team of lawyers that will support you every step of the way, help empower you to resolve your family law matter strategically, and leave you feeling confident that you sought the best possible advice and that the right arrangements are in place for you and your family.

If you’re ready to take the next step and would like to discuss your relationship or family situation, we invite you to get in touch.

How can we assist you?

At Barry.Nilsson., we believe that it is more than just knowing the law – it’s about creatively solving problems and connecting with our clients. Our team has the proven experience to think outside the box and take a strategic and holistic approach to resolving your matter. Working with you, the Barry.Nilsson. team is here to ensure that your legal process runs as smoothly as possible, and that you receive the best possible advice and support you need to move forward.

Regardless of where you are in a relationship breakdown or change in family circumstances, our family law team can:

  • Assist and advise you on your legal rights and obligations
  • Identify alternatives to litigation
  • Work with you to minimise the impact of legal disputes on children
  • Liaise with other professionals where needed, such as, counsellors, accountants, to provide advice that takes a holistic view of your situation
  • Appear as your advocate in court
  • Provide mediation services for family law disputes
  • Be available to provide you with advice in person or in writing, by phone, videoconference or email.

You will also have access to our Wills & Estates team who can work with you to ensure that your estate plan is updated to suit your changed circumstances.

Industry Recognition

As a firm, Barry.Nilsson. has been consistently recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Family & Divorce Law Firm for Brisbane and Melbourne since 2014. In 2021, they were recognised as a First Tier Family & Divorce Law Firm in Australia.

Ready to talk?

If you’re ready to take the next step and would like to discuss your relationship or family situation, we invite you to get in touch.

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Barry.Nilsson. Continues To Expand National Family Law Team

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1 December 2021 Barry.Nilsson. has appointed Genevieve Morgan as a Special Counsel in its family law team in Sydney. Ms Morgan, who was most recently...

Barry.Nilsson. once again named as a First Tier Family & Divorce Firm in 2022 Doyle’s Guide

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