Marie Dore

Marie received the highest marks in 2007 in accredited specialist assessment with the Queensland Law Society.

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Marie Dore

Special Counsel

Marie Dore is a special counsel and Accredited Specialist in our Family law team, based in the Brisbane office. 

"Since joining Barry.Nilsson. in 2003, I have been fortunate to be part of a team of leading family law experts, where I am exposed to a broad range of family law work and a diverse client base. As a senior member in the team, I enjoy mentoring the junior solicitors in the group."

Marie has practised exclusively in family law since 2001. She has extensive experience in all matters of family law disputes arising from the breakdown of marriages and de facto relationships. Marie also has valuable expertise in the resolution of property settlements. In the 2020 edition of Doyle's Guide, Marie was recognised as a Recommended Parenting & Children's Matters Lawyer for Brisbane. Marie has also been recognised in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers for Family Law. 

"I am dedicated to my clients. I work hard to help them finalise a difficult part of their lives and move on and into a better place, financially and emotionally."

Marie delivers a confident attitude in negotiating matters with the aim to achieve a timely outcome wherever possible. She is respected by her peers and was listed as a recommended lawyer in the Leading Parenting and Children’s Matters Lawyers - Queensland category in the 2018 Doyle's Guide.

"I pride myself on being approachable, understanding and I am an experienced negotiator – a skill essential to looking after the interests of my clients. I am in constant contact with my clients to ensure they are kept well informed and are made aware of the realistic options in their family law disputes."

Marie is conversational in Japanese, and whilst at University she completed a vacation clerkship at a Tokyo law firm.

Marie has a Bachelor of Law, a Bachelor of Arts (Modern Asian Studies and Japanese) and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Marie is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, Family Law Practitioners Association, Women Lawyers Association of Queensland and Pride in Law.