Know Where You Stand
with your first appointment FREE
|

About Us

Get The Outcome You Deserve

Established in 1922 our rich heritage and experience is the cornerstone of our core commitment to client representation.

We understand you need a lawyer to listen, advise you of your options and guide you through the difficult maze of separation so that you know where you stand.

We take on the difficult negotiations to provide clear legal solutions.

Our principals Leanne Abela and Joe Schepis have each been practicing in Family Law for over 35 years. Our team of Family Lawyers have decades of Family Law experience.

Our team approach provides you with access to experienced lawyers and paralegals. This means you get expert advice and support tailored to your circumstances.

"At Pearsons we work with the best people.  This includes our team of Family Lawyers, experienced Barristers, Mediators, Valuers, Accountants and Financial Advisors, Tax Experts and Family Consultants.  The best people achieve the best outcomes for our clients."

Pearsons Lawyers

Meet Our Team

Leanne Abela
Principal Director
> Read Bio

Joseph Schepis
Principal Director
> Read Bio

Helen Chetcuti
Managing Solicitor
> Read Bio

Benita Crocker Tile

Benita Crocker
Managing Solicitor
> Read Bio

Bani Mishra
Managing Solicitor
> Read Bio

Jacqueline Spry
Senior Associate Solicitor
> Read Bio

Anne Ariyaratnam
Senior Associate Solicitor
> Read Bio

Felicity Francis
Senior Associate Solicitor
> Read Bio

Natalie Potenza
Associate Solicitor
> Read Bio

Amanda Vella
Solicitor
> Read Bio

Breana Cilia
Solicitor
> Read Bio

Andrew MacDonald Tile

Andrew MacDonald
Solicitor
> Read Bio

Louis Horsley Tile

Louis Horsley
Solicitor
> Read Bio

Deborah Sim Tile

Deborah Sim
Senior Associate
> Read Bio

Claudia Fruscalzo
Claudia Fruscalzo
Solicitor
> Read Bio
Know Where You Stand

Book Your Free Appointment

During your initial free consultation we will:

  • Discuss your circumstances.
  • Answer any questions about the divorce process.
  • Discuss your options.
  • Advise you of your entitlements.
  • Provide you with information about the cost of a divorce and separation.

Call our office or fill in the contact form to book your free appointment.

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
(Please note we are closed between 1-2pm)

Wednesday Evenings 5:00pm – 7:00pm
(by appointment only)

> Office Locations

> Call 1300 699 688

Contact Us
Office Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
(Please note we are closed between 1-2pm)

Wednesday Evenings 5:00pm – 7:00pm
(by appointment only)

> Office Locations

> Call 1300 699 688

"The team at Pearsons has been amazing and they have helped me get through the most difficult & challenging time of my life. "

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Truong, Melbourne