Brisbane Family Lawyers


Meet the Brisbane Family Lawyers qualified to handle your unique matter and find clarity and resolution in the complex area of Family Law

About James Noble – Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer

James Noble is an Accredited Family Law Specialist with more than 40 years experience as a solicitor practicing in family law. He is a member of the Family Law Practitioner’s Association, The Queensland Law Society, The Family Law Council of Australia, Queensland Collaborative Law and the Family Law section of the Law Council of Australia, James is a Notary Public.

Establishing James Noble Family Law

James was a partner in a national law firm before establishing James Noble Family Law in 2003. In 2017, he joined his son Charles Noble in the practice James Noble Law. He aims to provide specialist family and relationship law advice that emphasises amicable and timely resolution of relationship difficulties through negotiation, collaboration and mediation.

James is a qualified and experienced mediator.  James has also been instrumental in developing Collaborative Law in Brisbane. He is a member of Queensland Collaborative Law which is at the forefront of developing this new approach in Family Law. He is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

James was born and raised in Brisbane and studied law at the University of Queensland. James has worked in law firms here in Brisbane and has also been involved in the wider community and is currently a member of Brisbane South Bank, James is a Notary Public.

In 1975 the Family Law Act was passed. James has practised solely in the area of family law, became an Accredited Family Law Specialist and became a Partner heading the Family Law Section of a national law firm.

In 2003 James established his own family law practice. He is an experienced family law litigator and has conducted many cases in the Family Court and the Superior Appeals Court. James’ approach to family law is calming and reassuring and his wealth of experience assists clients to navigate through difficult times.

With his considerable knowledge, he aims to provide specialist family and relationship law advice that emphasises an amicable and timely resolution of family law matters.

James has been instrumental in developing Collaborative Law in Brisbane and is a member of Queensland Collaborative Law and is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.


In addition to the many years of intensive study and testing required to become a solicitor with the qualifications to practice law in Australia, James Noble is also an Accredited Family Law Specialist. To gain this qualification James has undergone extensive further assessment and examination by the Queensland law society in the area of Family Law.

This assessment is carried out to ensure that solicitors who are awarded specialist accreditation have an advanced level of skill, knowledge and expertise in a very specific area of law. To maintain his status as an Accredited Family Law Specialist, James is also required to continue his education and activity within the area of Family Law.

About Charles Noble -  Brisbane Family Lawyer

Charles Noble is a qualified and experienced Brisbane lawyer with a focus on family law.  He knows that in many family law and other matters, emotional and personal aspects of your lives are something you may wish to keep private.  He understands this and prides himself as of the most discrete Family Lawyers Brisbane has to offer.

Charles was born in Melbourne but raised in Brisbane. Whilst he has travelled and spent time living overseas he has always called Brisbane home and is now raising his family here with his wife, Kristin.

Charles’ passion is Family Law and after graduating from QUT Law school has focussed his legal skills on Family Law in Brisbane.

Charles prefers a focus on alternative dispute resolution in order to do what can be done to keep our clients out of Court and keep their costs down. While Charles is equipped to take your matter to litigation if need be, his focus is on Mediation, Collaborative Law and using negotiating skills to achieve the best outcomes for our clients at James Noble Law Brisbane.

Charles has found that working with James Noble, who is one of the most experienced and professional Family Lawyers in Australia, allows him access to the very best advice for you in your Family Law matter.

About ANNA KLEINDIENST - Property settlement Lawyers

Anna has a particular interest in property settlements and is committed to assisting her clients in achieving an amicable and expeditious resolution of their matter wherever possible. Her professionalism, caring nature and down to earth approach is valued by her clients, colleagues and other professionals.

Whilst being a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Family Law Practitioner’s Association of Queensland, Anna has also been a professional mentor for undergraduate law students at Griffith University as part of the Industry Mentoring Program.

She has also volunteered her time and services at community legal centres and has held numerous office positions for various committees.

Having worked on a variety of matters ranging from large scale property settlements with pools in excess of $12 million dollars to parenting matters focusing on a child’s best interests, Anna is a competent and diligent solicitor with significant legal knowledge, skills and experience.

About OWEN PERSHOUSE - Sr. Professional

Owen Pershouse is a clinical and forensic psychologist in private practice in Brisbane. He is a full member of the College of Forensic Psychologists and a Regulation 8 Officer of the Family Court of Australia.

Owen has extensive experience in the writing of a range of professional reports including the article “Children’s Developmental Needs” published in our A to Z of Family Law Booklet.

Our clients have appreciated the benefit that Owen’s skills have provided to them in dealing with all of the issues and stressors associated with family law matters.



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