Penelope Stevens

Consultant/Accredited Family Law Specialist

Legal Qualifications

  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Queensland Law Society registered locum


  • Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws (Monash University)

Professional Memberships

  • Member Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Registrar of the Family Court at Brisbane January 2007 – January 2009
  • Member LAQ panel of Independent Children’s Lawyers & Separate Representatives

Penelope Stevens has over 25 years of experience in practice and is a QLD Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist.

Following a two year contract as a Registrar of the Family Court, Penelope returned to practice and joined the Legal Aid panel of Independent Children’s lawyers in 2011. She is committed to providing clear, practical and resolution-focused advice and ensuring your “legal dollar” is applied effectively.

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the whole team for your support throughout my case. I wish you all the very best and please be assured of future referrals and positive feedback about your approach, leadership, focus and integrity. It was these qualities and more that really made the difference during some exceptionally challenging times.”


I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you and your team for all your time and support throughout the last two years. It has taken the last couple of weeks to comprehend that this process is finally over and with an outcome that will best benefit my family in the future. Your understanding and compassion for us and our situation has been truly appreciated.


The advice that I received from Emersons was to the point and correct. Aish anticipated a scenario, which later came true and I am truly grateful, that I followed their advice early on during my separation which protected my financial position at a time when I was most vulnerable.


Your advice was always candid and in good faith… Without your assistance, I do not believe I would have reached closure with this matter as quickly as I have. I have nothing but admiration for your persistence in pursuing my best interests despite constant setbacks and obstacles.. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to others in need of assistance….


We are sincerely grateful for all the help you have given us thus far and we as a family can see you act with great integrity and have maintained professionalism and dignity throughout the whole process, we are so grateful for that.