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Allison Callaghan

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T/ 07 5413 8976

E/ allison.callaghan@slatergordon.com.au

F/ 07 5413 8958

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Associate Lawyer / Family Law

As a resident of the Sunshine Coast for over 20 years, Allison has been employed with law firms on both the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane.

Allison has previous experience in Litigation and Commercial Law, however now practises exclusively in Family Law, with her main focus being parenting and property matters.

Allison appreciates the challenges that family law presents, with the variety of people and situations that she deals with. She enjoys engaging with her clients on a personal level and understanding their individual circumstances. Allison also prides herself on her ability to formulate unique solutions in difficult situations to best achieve the brightest outcomes for her clients. 


  • Family and Relationship Law
  • Property and Parenting Matters
  • De Facto
  • Divorce
  • Property Settlements and Parenting,
  • Domestic and Family Violence proceedings,
  • Negations
  • Mediation
  • Litigation

Career History

  • since 2015 Slater and Gordon, Lawyer, Family Law
  • 2013 – 2015 Schultz Toomey O’Brien Lawyers, Solicitor, Family Law
  • 2011 – 2013 Journey Family Lawyers, Solicitor, Family Law
  • 2007 – 2011 SPM Law, Solicitor, Litigation and Family Law
  • 2006 – 2007 Mountfords Lawyers, Commercial & Property Law

Professional Qualifications and Admissions

  • 2007 Admitted, High Court of Australia
  • 2007 Admitted, Supreme Court of Queensland
  • 2006 Diploma of Legal  Practice, College of Law Qld
  • 2006 Bachelor of Laws, Southern Cross University, NSW

Memberships and Associations

  • Queensland Law Society (QLS)
  • Law Council of Australia (LCA)
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association (FLPA)
  • Sunshine Coast Law Association (SCLA)
  • Sunshine Coast Community Legal Service (SCCLS)
  • Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network (SCBWN)
  • Justice of the Peace (Qualified)