James Steel is a principal in Barry.Nilsson.'s Family Law team and is based in the Brisbane office. He is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist.
James specialises in advising both married and de-facto couples on:
- complex property cases, including matters involving a large number of corporate entities and trusts
- financial agreements, including prenuptial agreements
- parenting disputes
- spousal maintenance
- child support matters.
James is listed in the 2018 and 2019 editions of Best Lawyers for Family Law. He is also a recommended family and divorce lawyer for Brisbane in the 2016 and 2017 Doyle's Guide. In 2012, James became secretary of the executive committee of the Family Law Practitioners Association (FLPA) of Queensland and in 2016 was appointed Vice President. He is also on the committee of the Queensland Law Society (QLS) Specialist Accreditation Board.