Erin Cunningham

I take a realistic and pragmatic approach to family law, drawing on my vast litigation experience with the Court and in practise. My aim is to act with honour and integrity whilst delivering the best outcomes for my clients.

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Erin Cunningham

Solicitor

Erin is a Solicitor in our Family Law team and is based in our Brisbane office.

A passionate and driven advocate, Erin advises on all areas of family law, including divorce, property settlement, parenting arrangements, child support and domestic violence related issues.

Erin spent two years of her legal career as Deputy Associate in the then Federal Circuit Court of Australia, in Brisbane and North Queensland. She gained valuable experience in the Court’s processes and was exposed to a broad range of family law disputes. Prior to starting at Barry.Nilsson., Erin practised in personal injuries litigation for a boutique firm, developing her negotiation and litigation skills. 

“I take a realistic and pragmatic approach to family law, drawing on my vast litigation experience with the Court and in practise. My aim is to act with honour and integrity whilst delivering the best outcomes for my clients.”

Dedicated to helping others and giving back to the community, Erin regularly volunteers at community legal centres across Queensland providing remote pro-bono advice to members of the community who are unable to access paid legal services. 

Erin holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Business majoring in Public Relations from the Queensland University of Technology, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, Law Society of Queensland, Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland and Women Lawyers Association of Queensland.

Expertise

Family Law

Brisbane
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