Penelope Stevens

Consultant/Accredited Family Law Specialist

Legal Qualifications

  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Queensland Law Society registered locum


  • Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (Monash University)

Professional Memberships

  • Member Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Registrar of the Family Court at Brisbane January 2007 – January 2009
  • Member LAQ panel of Independent Children’s Lawyers & Separate Representatives

Penelope Stevens has over 25 years of experience in practice and is a QLD Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist.

Following a two year contract as a Registrar of the Family Court, Penelope returned to practice and joined the Legal Aid panel of Independent Children’s lawyers in 2011. She is committed to providing clear, practical and resolution-focused advice and ensuring your “legal dollar” is applied effectively.

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