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“Geoff Wilson is weight for age one of the best lawyers in the country.”

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers — Doyle’s Guide — Australia 2015–2023 (Preeminent)

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers — Doyle’s Guide — Brisbane 2012–2023 (Preeminent)

Leading Family Lawyers (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) — Brisbane 2022-2023 (Preeminent)

Brisbane Family Lawyer of the Year in Family Law Mediation 2021 — The Best Lawyers™

Geoff Wilson

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

/ Experience

Geoff is recognised internationally as one of Australia’s leading family and relationship lawyers. His specialisation includes international family and relationship law, relationship agreements, prenuptial agreements, representation of third parties and high net worth individuals, trusts and property disputes and dispute resolution (particularly arbitration).

Geoff has built a distinguished career and the accolades for his work are numerous. Year on year he is recognised as one of Australia’s Preeminent Family & Divorce Lawyers by Doyle’s Guide at both a state level from 2012-2023 and national level from 2015-2023, he was also ranked by Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Family Lawyer in High-Value and Complex Property matters from 2018-2023. In 2024 Doyle's Guide rankings, Geoff has been recognised as Preeminent in the Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers - Brisbane, and Leading Family Lawyers (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) Brisbane rankings.

Geoff was named Brisbane’s Lawyer of the Year in the Family Law Mediation category by The Best Lawyers™ in the 2021 edition, as well as Lawyer of the Year in Family Law category 2018 and 2020. The recognition extends with Geoff included as a leading Australian practitioner for Alternative Dispute Resolution — 2021–2024, Family Law — 2014–2024, and Family Law Mediation — 2019–2024 categories. 

Geoff is the legal advisor to the Australian website -

He is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist (Family Law) and Arbitrator registered under the Family Law Act. He is also a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, the current President of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the IAFL.

/ Awards

Doyle’s Guide

  • Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers  Australia 2015–2022 (Preeminent) —
  • Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers  Brisbane 2012–2022 (Preeminent)
  • Leading Family Lawyers (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) — Brisbane 2021-2022 (Preeminent)

The Best Lawyers™

  • 2021–2022 — Lawyer of the Year in Family Law Mediation, Brisbane
  • 2014–2023 — Family Law category
  • 2021–2023 — Alternative Dispute Resolution category
  • 2019–2023 — Family Law Mediation category
  • 2018 and 2020 — Lawyer of the Year in Family Law, Brisbane

International Advisory Experts 2019 Awards

  • Family Law within Australia — Winner

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year

  • Finalist 2017 and 2020

Lawyer Monthly — Legal Awards

  • 2018 Family — Lawyer of the Year — Australia

Publications by Geoff Wilson