Nicholes Family Lawyers is a leading specialist provider of Family Law services based in Melbourne’s CBD with clients throughout Australia and Internationally.

Our team of family and divorce lawyers, many of whom are accredited specialists in Family Law, are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you and your family.

They are experienced in a broad range of specialist family law services which include not only family, divorce and de facto relationship law but also specialist children’s matters, complex property settlements, GLBTI and same sex relationship matters and international family law.

We handle small matters through to the biggest and most complex disputes in the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and although our family lawyers are extremely experienced in litigation, we have a firm commitment to avoid court where it is in our clients’ best interest to do so. All our lawyers are trained in alternate dispute resolution methods and we have specialists qualified in collaborative law and participating regularly in mediation.


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‘Family Matters’ on Joy 94.9 (Thursday nights at 8.00pm)

Our Senior Associate, Bec Dahl is part of the team on ‘Family Matters’ on Joy 94.9 every Thursday night at 8.00pm. The show is an entertaining and informative look at all things relating to LGBTI families and their children including legal issues, fertility, community involvement and campaigns a...

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Superannuation taken as a Pension: Part of the pool or financial resource?

In Russo & Wylie [2016] FamCAFC 227, the Full Court heard an appeal against property orders made by Judge Cole. Judge Cole’s orders divided property between the parties on the basis that the Appellant was to receive 57% of the asset pool, and the Respondent was to receive 43% of the asset pool...

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  • Testimonial from WIRE

    I just want to take the opportunity to thank everyone at  Nicholes Law firm.  A vision shared is a vision that becomes reality .    WIRE’s vision is for a society where women are safe, respected valued and empowered to make genuine choices .  Like us you work every day to  make that vision  reality. Thank you to  Sally and all the staff that have donated their time and money to WIRE . It makes a difference.- Julie, WIRE

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