Meet the people who make it happen

We search out staff who excel in their roles as lawyers but who are also great with people, not just the law.


Wendy Jenkins

Wendy Jenkins

Principal

Wendy is an Accredited Family Law Specialist with extensive experience in all areas of family law. Wendy has been a Family Lawyer since 1993. She applies...

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Marita Bajinskis

Marita Bajinskis

Principal

Marita is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. She has practised exclusively in family law since 2001. Marita combines a thorough understanding of the law with a practical and realistic approach to resolving...

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Daniel Piekarski

Daniel Piekarski

Senior Associate

Daniel is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. He was admitted to practice in 2003 and has practised exclusively in family law since 2010.

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Natalie Fifield

Natalie Fifield

Senior Associate

Natalie is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. She has practised exclusively in family law since 2012. She focuses on achieving the best results for clients, in a practical and efficient manner.

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Penelope Charlesworth

Penelope Charlesworth

Senior Associate

Penelope is a Senior Associate at Blackwood Family Lawyers. She was admitted to practice in 2005 and has practiced in family law for over a decade, in both South Australia and Victoria.

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Caroline Khoury

Caroline Khoury

Senior Associate

Caroline was admitted to practice in 2007 and has practiced exclusively in family law since 2008.

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Danielle Sturgeon

Danielle Sturgeon

Senior Associate

Danielle was admitted to practice in 2011 and has practiced exclusively in family law since that time.

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Andrew Sauer

Andrew Sauer

Senior Associate

Andrew was admitted to practice in 2012 and has practised exclusively in family law since that time. Andrew has extensive litigation experience and technical expertise in all areas of family law.

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Michael Boal

Michael Boal

Senior Associate

Michael has practiced exclusively in family law since he was admitted to practice in 2014.

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Caitlin Elliott

Caitlin Elliott

Senior Associate

Caitlin was admitted into practice in 2014 and has practised exclusively in family law in both Queensland and Victoria since 2016.

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Kate Wild

Kate Wild

Lawyer

Kate has practised exclusively in family law since her admission in 2016.

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Christopher Smith

Christopher Smith

Lawyer

Christopher has practiced in both the private and public sector as a family lawyer and exclusively in family law since 2016.

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