As a national law firm with 50 years specialisation in complex family law matters, we are experienced at providing advice and support to people going through a relationship breakdown or a change in their family circumstances. We represent clients across Australia as well as clients who live overseas but have familial disputes here.

We have a dedicated team of internationally qualified lawyers who have worked extensively offshore and have ‘real world’ global experience with international clients and their cases.


Dawson Cornwell
Dawson Cornwell is a specialist family law firm based in London, described by sources as “a leader in the field, not just nationally but internationally.”
The firm has a world renowned international children law department covering child abduction, forced marriage, stranded spouses and surrogacy.

Its lawyers advise on all areas of family law, from separation, divorce, jurisdictional disputes and financial claims. Many of its lawyers are cross qualified or fluent in other languages.


CKT – Comyn Kelleher Tobin Solicitors

Comyn Kelleher Tobin is a firm established in the provision of expert legal services to healthcare clients (including the Child and Family Agency and the HSE) and has a reputation for delivering a high quality service in a cost effective fashion for almost 40 years. CKT is one of the top ranked Legal Healthcare specialist firms in Ireland, and with offices in Dublin and Cork, CKT is resourced to provide services to clients nationally.

Family Lawyers Association of Ireland

The Family Lawyers Association seeks to promote the highest standards in the practice of family law; to seek improvements in legislative provisions and administrative procedures concerning family law; to operate as a forum for professionals who practice family law and to provide information and education regarding family law and as to how it is administered. The Association is the premier representative Association for family Lawyers with membership open to all practising Barristers and Solicitors.

International Family Law Group

iFLG is a specialist law firm, based in London, looking after international and national families. iFLG handles a plethora of financial and forum matters linked to a relationship breakdown and matters relating to children (child relocation, abduction, adoption, surrogacy, contact and residence issues).

As accredited international family law specialists iFLG regularly receives instructions from foreign lawyers concerning matters in England and Wales. iFLG is also regularly instructed by ICACU (Central Authority for England and Wales), to provide expert evidence in family cases and we also provide expert evidence abroad in family cases. For more information visit

Tusla – Child and Family Agency

On the 1st of January 2014 Tusla became an independent legal entity and now operates under the Child and Family Agency Act of 2013.

Tusla is a dedicated State Agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. It represents the most comprehensive reform of child protection, early intervention and family support services ever undertaken in Ireland.

It brings together a range of services and agencies including child protection and welfare services, the Family Support Agency and the National Educational Welfare Board, some psychological services and a range of services in relation to domestic, sexual and gender based violence.

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Ombudsman for Children

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO) is a human rights institution that promotes the rights and welfare of young people under 18 years of age living in Ireland. The OCO investigates complaints about children and services provided by public organisation. The service is free and independent. Dr Niall Muldoon has been the Ombudsman for Children since February 2015. Niall is a Psychologist and has worked in the area of child protection for nearly 20 years.


Bloomsbury Family Law
At Bloomsbury Family Law we are delighted to publish 6 eminent family law titles since their recent acquisition from Jordan publishing, and are now growing our offering to serve you well, in practice.
Our key titles include Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice and Duckworth’s Matrimonial Property and Finance. Many new titles are soon to be published in family law, and specifically children law. We look forward to meeting you.
Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. Its head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands). Brill publishes on the Humanities, Social Sciences, International Law and the Sciences. Brill’s International Law programme is published under the imprint Brill-Nijhoff and includes a prestigious list on human rights law, children’s rights and family law. Brill-Nijhoff is the (founding) publisher of the leading journal, The International Journal of Children’s Rights.
Center for Divorce Education
CDE is a non-profit corporation (1987) with a proven history of providing quality resources to court systems and service providers that work directly with divorcing families. CDE identifies the most effective strategies proven to help parents reduce their conflict while maintaining a focus on achieving their parental responsibilities. In more recent years, CDE has expanded its services to provide online, skills-based, co-parent education directly to families going through the transition of a divorce or separation.
Eleven International Publishing
Eleven international publishing is an international publishing house, located in The Hague, the Netherlands. Eleven is specialized in the fields of Law, Criminology and Public Administration. Established in October 2003, our firm is a refreshing blend of being a modern company using the latest available techniques, whilst still offering high quality and traditional standards of service, in addition to many years of staff experience in the field of international publishing.
Intersentia, based in Cambridge, UK, is an independent legal publishing house with a global reach. They are internationally known for their family law and children’s rights titles, including those in the European Family Law series, which explores family law from a comparative perspective. It constitutes an invaluable resource for academics and practitioners alike and features the Inner Temple New Author’s Prize-winning Children’s Rights in Intercountry Adoption. They look forward to meeting you at their bookstand.
Our Family Wizard
The OurFamilyWizard website offers divorced or separated parents an array of tools to easily schedule child custody and track parenting time, share important family information, manage expenses, and create an accurate, clear log of co-parenting communication. For the past 15 years OFW has been court ordered or stipulated to throughout the US and Canada and is now available for the first time in Spanish.