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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De Facto or not De Facto – that is the question?

A recent decision by Judge Hughes in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has given further insight into what does and does not qualify as a de facto relationship under Australian law. Under the Family Law Act a person is in a de facto relationship with another if the couple are in a relationship ...

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Nicholes Family Lawyers Annual Health and Wellbeing Week

Nicholes Family Lawyers is committed to promoting ongoing staff health and wellness which in turn improves staff productivity and results in better services to our clients. Last week Loren Gulliver and Claire Walczak again organised our third annual Nicholes Health and Wellbeing Week. Staff were inv...

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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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