Brisbane Family Lawyers

We are Waller Family Lawyers

Our team’s focus is only on family law in marital and de facto relationship issues. We are experts in matters of divorce, financial settlements, both domestically and internationally, parenting arrangements, asset protection, pre-nuptial agreements, and spouse and child maintenance.

We act for clients across Australia and internationally.

We are often asked to advise on complicated matters. We achieve best outcomes with leading knowledge and experience and by never overlooking the fact that each client is entrusting us with the very important in their life – their children and their finances.

Trent Waller

Director / Principal

Our founder, Trent Waller, is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Family Law. He has been described by his peers in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a lawyer who is “technically great, sensible and focuses on getting the job done”.  He has practiced exclusively in family law for over 24 years. He is proud to have created a team of technically great and experienced lawyers who, together, achieve the best outcomes in family law matters.

Every person at Waller Family Lawyers contributes enormously to the success of the firm. Skilled and committed, the Waller team are exceptionally passionate about their roles. To learn more about the team at Waller Family Lawyers please scroll down and find out more.

  • FLPA

    Member of
    Family Law
    Practitioners'
    Association
    of Queensland

  • Family Law Section

    Family
    Law Council
    of Australia

  • Doyles

    Doyle’s Guide
    Recommended
    In Qld

  • FLPA

    Member of
    Family Law
    Practitioners'
    Association
    of Queensland

  • Family Law Section

    Family
    Law Council
    of Australia

  • Doyles

    Doyle’s Guide
    Recommended
    In Qld

  • Trent Waller

    Legal Director

    Trent leads the team. He has practiced in family law for over 24 years and holds accreditation from the Queensland Law Society as a family law specialist.

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    Trent Waller, Legal Director

    3218 1910

    trent.waller@wallerfl.com.au

    Trent Waller, Legal Director

    During what can be a very emotional and stressful time for a client, Trent is known for his calm, pragmatic and result driven approach. Even when dealing with the most complex of issues in financial and property matters, parenting disputes or asset protection strategies, Trent utilises his years of experience and knowledge in the field to ensure the best results for the firm’s clients.

    Trent has been described by his peers in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a lawyer who is “technically great, sensible and focuses on getting the job done”.

    Trent is a past President of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland and member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

  • Victoria Limerick

    Senior Associate

    Victoria holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and since her admission has worked exclusively in family law.

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    Victoria Limerick, Senior Associate

    3218 1900

    victoria.limerick@wallerfl.com.au

    Victoria Limerick, Senior Associate

    Victoria also holds a degree in Business Management and previously worked in Human Resource roles in Australia and internationally. This background enables Victoria to be empathetic towards her clients, while focused on providing pragmatic guidance and advice.

    Since her admission 8 years ago, Victoria has worked exclusively in family law providing guidance and advice on all aspects of family law and in particular financial matters, parenting issues and issues involving asset protection.

    Victoria’s strength is her attention to detail and meticulous preparation for mediations, and if necessary, arbitrations and court hearings.   Victoria regularly liaises with clients’ accountants, financial advisers and other allied professionals to ensure relevant advice is provided and the best possible outcomes are achieved.

    Victoria is a member of the Family Law Section of Law Council of Australia and the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland.

  • Bronte Paton

    Family Lawyer

    Bronte discovered her passion for family law at university, working in legal support in a well-respected family law firm.

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    Bronte Paton, Family Lawyer

    3218 1900

    bronte.paton@wallerfl.com.au

    Bronte Paton, Family Lawyer

    Bronte discovered her passion for family law at university, working in legal support in a well-respected family law firm. Bronte received an academic excellence award in each academic year of her undergraduate degrees. After obtaining a Bachelor of Laws with Distinction and a Bachelor of Business from Griffith University, Bronte has practiced exclusively in family law since her admission in February 2021.

    Having commerce knowledge and a strategic and practical approach to her work, Bronte supports Trent and Victoria in financial matters and financial agreements.

  • Kathy Skulic

    Practice and Finance Manager

    Kathy heads the daily finance, management and operations of the firm.

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    Kathy Skulic, Practice and Finance Manager

    3218 1900

    kathy.skulic@wallerfl.com.au

    Kathy Skulic, Practice and Finance Manager

    Kathy heads the daily finance, management and operations of the firm.

    Kathy is a Chartered Accountant, having had over 15 years of experience working in accountancy firms and small business.

    Kathy has the background, experience and understanding to maintain leading practices, systems and procedures within the firm. Her vision in the continued strategic, management and financial initiatives instigated by the firm ensure the continued success and growth of Waller Family Lawyers.

  • Andrea Cantwell

    Senior Legal Administrator

    Andrea manages the document management systems and legal support for the firm.

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    Andrea Cantwell, Senior Legal Administrator

    3218 1900

    andrea.cantwell@wallerfl.com.au

    Andrea Cantwell, Senior Legal Administrator

    Andrea manages the document management systems and legal support for the firm.

    Andrea has worked in the legal industry for over 30 years and provides invaluable support in ensuring the efficient daily operation of the firm.

  • Fern Jeffery

    Paralegal

    Fern provides the necessary legal support to the firm's lawyers.

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    Fern Jeffery, Paralegal

    Fern provides the necessary legal support to the firm’s lawyers.

    Fern’s professional and organised approach ensures efficiencies throughout the firm. Her interpersonal skills and empathy ensure that every client’s interaction with the firm is supportive, and the firm is always responsive to each individual client need.