Principal Solicitor (B.A., LLB)
Accredited Specialist in Family Law
After graduating from Macquarie University in 1983, Julie commenced practice as a Solicitor in 1985. After a period of practicing in Sydney, Julie moved to Lennox Head in 1989 and worked in general practice in Lismore and Casino. Julie taught at Southern Cross University, Lismore and at the TAFE. In 2000 she returned to legal practice on a full time basis and in 2007 established her own practice (GJ Legal) now Ferguson Legal.
As well as having a BA and LLB, Julie has been an Accredited Family Law Specialist since 2005, appointed by the Law Society of New South Wales. Julie often works as an Independent Children’s Lawyer. Julie has extensive experience in all areas of family law, including: complex parenting and financial matters, property matters, children’s contact issues. Julie appears frequently before the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court. Julie is highly experienced in all aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution including Mediation. She aims to resolve sensitive family matters and disputes without having to take the matters to court.