Rochelle Ryan

Rochelle Ryan

Associate

Rochelle understands that a separation is one of the most difficult and stressful events that a person can go through and that every separation is different.  Rochelle likes to work closely with her clients to guide them towards a resolution, that will help them to move forward and build a new life.

Rochelle advises on and has experience in all areas of family law including separation, divorce, complex parenting matters, property division, including complex property settlements involving various trust, partnership and company structures, child support, spousal maintenance, adult child maintenance and domestic violence.  Whilst Rochelle endeavours to assist her clients in reaching a resolution of their issues outside of court, she also has experience appearing and representing clients in the Family Courts and Domestic Violence courts.

Rochelle graduated from the University of Tasmania with a double degree in bachelor of laws with first class honours and a bachelor of business with a major in accounting.  Rochelle’s business degree and experience working as an intern at one of Australia’s largest accounting firms provides her with unique skills that assists her to help clients deal with their financial and property matters following separation, particularly in more complex property settlements.

Rochelle practices exclusively in family law, however has gained experience working in all areas of the firm, including commercial litigation, wills and estates law, commercial law and property law. Rochelle’s experience in other areas of the law assists Rochelle to provide clients with comprehensive advice on the many issues that people face when going through a separation.

Rochelle genuinely cares about her client’s and their families and will listen to your concerns and work with you to find the best solution for your family.

Practice areas

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours in Law
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor, High Court of Australia
  • Collaborative Law Trained Professional
  • Volunteer family law advice solicitor at Cairns Community Legal Centre

Professional memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Far North Queensland Law Association (Member and General Committee Member)
  • Queensland Association of Collaborative Practitioners
  • Family Law Practitioners Association
  • Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section
  • Far North Queensland Medico Legal Society (Member and Secretary)
  • Cairns Young Chamber of Commerce

Rochelle Ryan

Associate

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