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Freda is a Nationally Accredited Mediator

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Doyle's Guide – Australia 2020

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Doyle's Guide – Brisbane 2021

Leading Family Lawyers (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) – Doyle's Guide – Brisbane 2021

Freda Wigan
Partner

Freda is a Partner and co-manages our Family and Relationship Law practice. She is also a lead Partner of our HG Private practice.

/ Experience

Freda is a senior and skilled family law practitioner. She delivers exceptional outcomes for her clients and is a compassionate and thorough adviser.

Freda is an Accredited Specialist (Family Law), Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, a Mediator and the former President of Queensland Collaborative Law which is the peak body for collaborative law in Queensland. She continues to represent the organisation as a committee member. More recently, Freda was appointed Secretary of the Australian Association of Collaborative Professionals and is a trained Collaborative Law professional.

Freda is recognised as a Leading Australian Family and Divorce Lawyer and Leading Family Lawyer (High Value and Complex Property Matters) by Doyle’s Guide, 2018 (Queensland) and 2019–2021 (Brisbane). Most recently, Freda was included in The Best Lawyers™ in Australia 2022 edition for Family Law Mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Family Law.

/ Awards

Doyle’s Guide

  • Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers — Australia, 2018 and 2020 (Recommended)
  • Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers — Brisbane, 2018–2021 (Leading)
  • Leading Family Lawyers (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) — Brisbane, 20192021 (Preeminent)
  • Leading Family Lawyers (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) — Queensland, 2018

Best Lawyers

  • 2021–2022 — Family Law; Family Law Mediation; Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 2020 — Family Law
  • 2019 — Family Law
  • 2018 — Family Law

Publications by Freda Wigan