Family Lawyers and Mediators Brisbane | Gold Coast | Logan – Our Team


logoheaderFamily Lawyers & Mediation Services commenced in September 2003 and was created by the current partners Mark Francis and Randal Binnie.  Originally known as Francis & Binnie Lawyers the name was changed some years ago to more properly reflect the family law and mediation work we do.  Our experience and expertise in family law ensures our clients have the most capable divorce lawyers that Brisbane can offer.

We have visited offices at Helensvale on the Gold Coast, and in Brisbane City.  Get the best advice from our partners.   Go to our Contacts Page to see where we are located.


Family Lawyer

Mark is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland. He is also a solicitor of the High Court of Australia.

Mark is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Queensland Family Law Practitioners Association and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and is a Partner of Family Lawyers & Mediation Services. Mark also holds the position of a Commissioner for Declarations for the State of Queensland.


Family Mediator |Notary Public | Family Law Specialist

Randal is a Nationally Accredited Mediator & Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner,  Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and Notary Public. He was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 28 January 1992 and  as a solicitor to the High Court of Australia.

Randal has a broad range of legal experience and has appeared as an advocate in a number of Courts and Tribunals in both State and Federal jurisdictions.


Office Manager & Paralegal

Samantha is our office manager and an experienced paralegal together with being a Justice of the Peace.  Samantha has been with the firm since its inception since 2003.


Client Assistant

Tamara has been with the firm for over ten years and during that time she has demonstrated her ability to attend to any task assigned to her in a competent manner. Tamara is always available to help our clients. Tamara is a Commissoner for Declarations and has undertaken certificate courses in law and administration.


Client Assistant

Stevie joined the firm in January 2019 following her graduation from Bond University with a Bachelor
of Laws in 2018. She has a strong passion for Family Law and is aiming to one day be a Solicitor at
Family Lawyers & Mediation Services. Stevie has a Diploma in Justice Administration and is the
Secretary for the Logan & Scenic Rim Law Association – she is extremely committed to supporting
the local legal community. Stevie is passionate about every client’s matter and has a strong
commitment to providing high quality legal services, she is an integral part of our team.