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Every life is a story, and whatever personal challenges you or your family are facing, our team can help.

Our clients appreciate our professional and personable approach, and our highly regarded team are equipped to handle the most significant and complex of matters.

Our team strives to provide sensitive advice which is tailored to the individuals involved. We are experienced in all family law matters. If you would like to discuss your situation with one of us, please do not hesitate to get in touch. 



  • Contracting out agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Dissolution of marriage 
  • Domestic violence and protection orders
  • Court representation


  • Care arrangements for children
  • Parenting orders
  • Child support
  • Guardianship matters
  • Paternity
  • Adoption
  • Dispute resolution
  • Court representation

Family Protection

  • Drafting Wills
  • Challenging Wills
  • Family protection 
  • Protection of personal and property rights

I cannot express my thanks enough to Anya. Her time, professional support and kindness was very much appreciated during a time that was quite foreign to me. All I can say is I’m pleased I made the decision to make that initial call to Govett Quilliam.

Jenny Moore

Rhiannon Stannard represented my son is gaining visitation rights to his daughter. This has now come to and end and He/I could not be more thrilled, We now have unsupervised visits with this little girl and are even having her on Christmas Day. None of this would have been possible without your support and dedication. You truly were remarkable and we cannot thank you enough, My son and I highly recommend this law firm and this lawyer for family matters. All the best to this amazing team !

Sharron Land

Our experience with Kaye McKenzie was excellent. We found her to be professional yet friendly and down to earth. Kaye made a very stressful time for us as easy as possible and helped us to achieve our desired outcome. We would highly recommend Kaye as a family lawyer to anyone.

Karen McDonald

Kaye McKenzie represented me in a Family Law case, which was handed to her by another firm. She was very quick to get up to speed on the issues and history of the case and achieved a very rapid result and agreed settlement on my behalf (within two weeks). Kaye was extremely efficient, understanding and empathetic in all my dealings with her and she will be the first person I will turn to should I ever need legal assistance in the future.

Jakki Brodie

Thanks to Anya for helping me out last year, so professional and empathetic and got the outcome I was looking for. Definitely recommend Anya to anyone seeking professionalism and quick responses. Thanks again

Harris Goldsmith

Definitely recommend Govett Quilliam for sure, especially Anya Graeff and her assistant Megan. Thank you ladies for your support helping me and my family through our journey. Truly am one happy customer.

Bill Kauvadra

I am currently using GQ. I started off with Elise before being handed over to Kristin. Both lawyers are exceptional and professional! When I wanted something done quickly, things were done literally on the day! No messing about. The staff there are very helpful and polite. Very professional business. Highly recommend.

Kat Crawford

From the service I received, Anya always conducted herself with complete professionalism while still remaining incredibly approachable and friendly. She was caring and considerate and always offered sound solutions throughout my dealings with her. I would highly recommend Anya from Govett Quilliam

Elisha Smith

Rhiannon did an amazing job with our Will, Very Quick and efficient.

Tania Bowling

Rhiannon Stannard had been my lawyer at GQ, and I can't express enough how impressed I am with her incredible work ethic, professionalism, and genuine care. She went above and beyond my expectations, making me feel heard, appreciated, and most importantly, respected. I can't thank Rhiannon enough and I highly recommend her. Thank you!

Kiriana Davey

GQ is the first place I call if I have any legal matters that arise. I have been using GQ for over 20 years and have always had exceptional service. Recently, Rhiannon Stannard helped me with a family law matter. Rhiannon was so understanding and strived for the best outcome for everyone involved. I really appreciate that Rhiannon ensures you're well informed all the time through her excellent communication.

Toni Widdowson

Have been with Govett Quilliam for some time. Started with Paige, then Rhiannon, occasionally with Kristin, and most recently with Anya. In all experiences, everything was done professionally, timely, and with great care. Constant contact from lawyer to client for updates and briefings were brilliant. Empathy and understanding, on a human to human level, were amazing.

Harley Inia-paora

Thanks to GQ. Anya was my representative. Very helpful and only a phone call away.

Anthony Ingham

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Richard Lyttelton


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Anya Graeff


Peter Williams


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