Who We Are
Brisbane Divorce Lawyers is a specialty division of Mitchells Solicitors & Business Advisors, a legal firm on the south side of Brisbane.
The modern firm of Brisbane Divorce Lawyers can assist with all aspects of family law, from separation and divorce to settlement, child support, domestic violence support, adoption and mediation. Our values include excellence in our knowledge and practice of the law, honesty and strength.
When you need expert, friendly advice – we’re on your side.
Accredited Specialist in Family Law & Senior Associate
Phillipa is an experienced solicitor and accredited as a family law specialist by the Queensland Law Society. She brings sixteen years experience in the law with her, and has been practicing in family law exclusively for ten years. In 2011, Phillipa earned the title of Accredited Specialist in Family Law (Qld).
Complementing her recognised technical skill and knowledge of the law affecting domestic relationships is her background in early childhood education and development. She brings her experience negotiating and documenting complex property transactions in the distribution of property between separating spouses to every settlement.
Adele has a particular interest in family law, which was one of the main factors in her original decision to study law. Apart from looking after our family law clients’ needs, Adele also handles clients’ commercial transactions and litigation matters.
Adele holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics from the University of New England together with a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. Most recently, she graduated with a Masters of Applied Law. When not at work, Adele enjoys reading, cooking and playing netball.
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