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Jessica McKinley

Senior Associate

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Property Disputes
  • Family Law

Jessica is an experienced lawyer in Russell Kennedy's Family Law team. Jessica's practice is focused on dispute resolution around a variety of complex family law issues.

Jessica assists clients with preparing divorce applications, negotiating property settlements to divide their assets and establishing child focused parenting arrangements. She has a background of working in the areas of criminal law, property law, wills and estates. Jessica's diverse background enables her to assist her family law client’s with many of their legal needs.

Jessica adopts a practical and sensible approach to all matters by avoiding litigation wherever possible.


  • Acting in complex property matters involving companies, trusts, international assets and large asset pools.
  • Preparing Binding Financial Agreements and Child Support Agreements.
  • Acting in complex parenting matters involving serious allegations of domestic violence and sexual abuse; matters involving mental health concerns, relocation and significant parental conflict.