Jill Johnstone

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Senior Associate
Family & Relationship Law
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Jill is a family lawyer who has worked exclusively in family law since 2016. Prior to retraining as a lawyer Jill worked as an accountant for six years. Jill understands all facets of family law, particularly financial matters, and takes a pragmatic commercial approach when advising clients.


Jill has practised family law exclusively in Brisbane, however has assisted clients all around the world.

She is an experienced advocate and litigator, and draws on her diverse skill set to advise her clients and assist them to navigate their family law matter, and Court if necessary.

Jill has also acted for clients with complex parenting matters including Magellan matters, parental alienation, allegations of sexual abuse, relocation and cases involving extensive family violence.

Jill's experience includes:

  • negotiating high net worth property settlements;
  • drafting Financial Agreements;
  • obtaining, and on other occasions successfully resisting urgent recovery orders and change of residence in parenting matters;
  • negotiating spousal maintenance;
  • divorce.

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