James Bailey


James is a Partner and Accredited Specialist in the family law section of the firm.

James has a particular focus on:

  • Property settlements
  • Parenting arrangements – child custody disputes
  • Child support
  • Spouse maintenance
  • Financial agreements
  • Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Defacto relationships
  • Child protection
  • Domestic violence
  • Wills and powers of attorney


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Arts

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Queensland Law Society Family Law Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee
  • Past President of Mackay Junior Chamber International (2005)
  • Past President of Mackay Community Visitors Association (2007-2009)
  • Volunteer at Mackay Community Legal Centre (2003 to current)
  • Member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland
  • Member of the Law Council Australia – Family Law Association
  • Member of the Mackay District Law Association
  • Member of the North Queensland Law Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland – admitted 1996
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia – admitted 1996
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