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Craig Turvey

Special Counsel
“Thanks for all your help. Craig Turvey did an awesome job throughout my family law matter, but especially on the day of court. He is truly an asset to your firm.” – Family law client

Craig advises clients in complex property settlement matters involving trusts and corporate entities. He regularly prepares binding financial agreements and other documents to formalise property settlements for his clients and he has a strong commercial focus.

Craig has considerable experience in children’s matters and has represented clients in the Magellan Program, which involves the most serious child abuse cases.

While he prefers to resolve matters by way of negotiation if possible, Craig regularly appears in contested proceedings in the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court to protect his clients’ interests.

Craig has been recognised as a Family Law Rising Star in 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022 in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession. He was also identified as a leading author in the Lexology Legal Influencers list, Australasia 2020.

  • Bachelor of Laws – Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science – Griffith University
  • Solicitor – Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – Griffith University
  • Member – Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Recognised as a ‘Family Law Rising Star’ – Doyle’s Guide 2021.

• Instructing counsel at property settlement and children’s issues trials.
• Representing clients at other court events, including interim hearings and Magellan matters.
• Representing clients at private mediations and at conciliation conferences.
• Drafting agreements for clients, including binding child support and binding financial agreements.

Areas of Expertise


How do I know what the right parenting arrangements are for my children?

In this video, special counsel Craig Turvey talks about parenting arrangements and why there’s no correct answer to the question ‘How many overnights should the children spend with each parent?’.

What stays confidential in family law?

In this week’s video, associate Hannah Flanderka talks about what does and what does not stay confidential in a family law matter.

How do I keep the house? (part two)

In this week’s video, CGW family lawyer Hannah Flanderka talks about practical considerations that might be relevant to you if you have reached an agreement with your ex about keeping the house. In this second part, Hannah focuses on the process of transferring the property into your sole name.