Specialised and Experienced Solicitors in Newcastle

We have accredited specialist family lawyers at our Newcastle law firm who can help you in your family law matter. We specialise in all areas of family law including parenting and property matters, court proceedings and consent orders.

We understand the stress and anxiety you feel when you are in the midst of a family law parenting or property matter, when you purchase your first home or when it comes to drafting your will. We focus on giving you practical advice.


Gillard Family Lawyers is proud to be one of only two Newcastle law firms with three Accredited Specialists in Family Law.

If you find yourself at the end of your relationship, feeling confused and overwhelmed at the process that lies ahead, our friendly and affordable divorce lawyers can help.

With an understanding and approachable service, we have accredited specialist, Newcastle-based lawyers who offer affordable, expert advice in all areas of family law: child support, spousal maintenance applications, divorce, property settlements, parenting orders, de facto relationships and more.

We are a client-focused law firm located in Newcastle’s CBD with years of experience in family law and conveyancing. You will have face-to-face meetings with your lawyer, who will listen to your needs and provide the right legal advice. Your first consultation is a fixed fee of only $220.

Family Law Mediation Newcastle

We are fortunate to have accredited mediator, Alan Wright working at our law firm in Newcastle.

Alan has practised in family law in the Newcastle area for over 30 years and he has been an accredited specialist in family law for 23 years. You can read more about Alan on his profile.

Alan has conducted and attended hundreds of mediations. Alan is very aware of how stressful the family law process can be and therefore keeps what he requires from solicitors and their clients prior to a mediation to a minimum.


Agency work service for family law matters in Newcastle.

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Conveniently located within a short walk of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in Newcastle, Gillard Family Lawyers regularly appear as agents for other law firms in Newcastle, from Sydney or interstate.

We can attend Directions Hearings, Interim Hearings, Mediation, Conciliation, Conferences, inspect Subpoena material or file documents on your behalf. Contact us to discuss our rates for private paying clients.