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 offer $220 fixed fee initial consultations. The meeting usually takes an hour or more. You can request an appointment online or telephone our office to discuss the process.

Gillard Family Lawyers is recommended by the prestigious Doyles Guide in the Leading Family & Divorce Law Firm in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Central Coast guide for 2023 and 2024. Our director, Michelle Gillard has received a recommendation in the Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer in Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Central Coast guide in 2023 and 2024. The Doyles Guide details firms and lawyers that practice within the areas of family law, matrimonial, parenting, property and spousal maintenance matters in the New South Wales legal market who have been identified by their peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.


Gillard Family Lawyers is recognised by other Newcastle law firms and NSW peers as a Leading Divorce and Family Law firm in Newcastle, the Hunter and Central Coast. We have NSW Law Society certified Accredited Specialists in Family Law that can assist you with your matter.

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 two accredited mediators working at our law firm in Newcastle.

Michelle Gillard is a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and an accredited specialist in family law.

We run mediations from our Newcastle office and our Central Coast Office.

Our rates are competitive and facilities include the latest technology to ensure that mediations run smoothly.

We provide lunch for full day mediations. To find out more including available dates please see our Mediation page.


Agency work service for family law matters in Newcastle.

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.