• ​Children and parenting matters
  • Relocation
  • International Children’s matters
  • Child support
  • Abduction and Recovery
  • Paternity Cases and DNA Testing


  • ​Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • De facto relationships
  • Same-sex relationships
  • Injunctions and restraining orders
  • Spousal maintenance


  • Property settlement
  • Financial Agreement
  • International Property Settlements
  • Intervention orders
  • Prenuptuial Agreements
  • Hogan Order


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legal representation

Being charged with an offence or subject of a Police investigation can be an extremely overwhelming and stressful experience.

It is imperative that you know your rights and have access to quality legal representation is essential.

The decisions you will have to make if charged with a criminal offence should not be made without consulting a highly dedicated criminal lawyer.

Having an experienced and committed criminal lawyer means that you receive quality legal advice at the earliest stage of the legal process so that you can resolve the matter as quickly as possible and achieve the most advantageous outcome.

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Our Criminal Law lawyers provide an extensive range of criminal law advices, including:

  • Assaults and Violent Offences
  • Commonwealth Offences
  • Coroners Act
  • Crime Commissions and Confiscation of Proceeds
  • Domestic Violence Law in Queensland
  • Drink Driving Charges
  • Drug Driving – Queensland Law
  • Driving – Other Traffic Offences
  • Drug Charges
  • Fraud, Dishonesty and Theft Offences
  • Marine Safety Offences
  • Murder and Manslaughter Offences
  • Other (including Computer Offences)
  • Perjury Offences
  • Public Order Offences
  • Robbery Offences
  • Sexual Offences
  • Weapons Offences – Queensland Law
  • Firearm Offences
  • Sentencing – Queensland Law
  • Bail in Queensland
  • Workplace Offences
  • Tax Offences – Queensland Law
  • OH&S Offences – Qld Law
  • Evidence – Queensland Law
  • Your Rights
  • Other Criminal Offences

expert legal advice

Are you at risk of losing your licence due to a traffic law infringement, excessive speeding, or due to your driving manner? If so, it is important for you to obtain expert legal advice on what penalties may be imposed and how to keep your licence.

Your licence is important to you, and your family, and we understand the consequences of you not being able to drive. Our expert traffic law solicitors will assess your situation, the hardship losing your licence will cause, and fight for the best result. Whether you are thinking of challenging a traffic infringement or have been summonsed to appear in court, Skene Lawyers are here to help.

  • Drink Driving
  • Drug Driving
  • Repeat Drink Driving
  • Repeat Drug Driving
  • Special Hardship Licence – Too many demerit points lost?
  • Work Licence – lost your licence to drink driving?  Find out whether you qualify for a work licence.

complete legal services

Skene Lawyers boasts significant experience and depth, and offers complete legal services to clients across estate administration, estate litigation and estate planning.

Our expertise in estate matters is extensive and our team draws on knowledge of estate law, trusts, property law and family law to develop strategies to ensure that our client’s objectives are met.

  • The drafting of Wills
  • Reading of the Will
  • Probate
  • Power of Attorneys
  • Enduring Power of Attorneys
  • Guardianship
  • Health Directives
  • Disputing the Will


Our property Law Team is led by Property Law Specialists. We also have other experienced practitioners who deal in many areas of property, including the sale and purchase of commercial and residential property, advising landlords and tenants regarding the leasing of retail, commercial and industrial property and preparation of leases, mortgages, small and large subdivisions, planning and environmental law.

  • Planning and Development;
  • Conveyancing;
  • Survey Plans, Easements and Covenants;
  • Strata Title Schemes;
  • Resumptions;
  • Commercial Property Contracts;
  • Option Agreements;
  • Off-The-Plan Contracts;
  • Independent mortgage advice;
  • Joint Venture Agreements;
  • GST on Property Transactions;
  • Leases; and
  • Management Rights.

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What our clients say

Skene Lawyers has helped hundreds of Australians through their separation who have chosen us based on our approach to Family Law. Why not look at the reasons below and see if we might be a good fit for you.

Highly recommend

Absolutely wonderful experience. Dispite my circumstances, Amanda was able to give the best advice and made me feel less overwhelmed and less stressed, aswell as being very professional, I was able to open up and get on a personal level. Will highly recommend to anyone.!

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Genuine compassion

Professionalism tempered with genuine compassion, Amanda handled my case confidently and intuitively, i doubt that i would have been as happy with any other firm.

Ron Ziebell / Google Review

upmost professionalism and dedication

Amanda is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. She assisted me through a difficult time with the upmost professionalism and dedication. I couldn’t rate her services better.

Teagan McKeown / Google Review

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We understand this is likely a difficult and confusing time for you, which is why we provide all of our first consultations for free.

Our first meeting gives us the chance to learn about your needs and whether or not we will be able to help you.

Our goal is to successfully lead you through the minefield that you face in dealing with an legal issue and achieve the best result possible. Failure is not an option for us.  If you are ready to speak to us, please feel free to call or leave your details in the box to the right.

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