Glenn Atkinson - a Brisbane, Qld Senior Associate

Rostron Carlyle Solicitors

(07) 3009 8499


Senior Associate

Professional background

Glenn has vast technical knowledge based on 28 years as a specialist family law solicitor with leading Australian Family Law firms.


He is the head of Rostron Carlyle’s Family Law Practice. His career has included:


Working as Specialist Family Law solicitor New South Wales and Queensland 1980- 2009.
Significant legal experience with prominent national Family Law firm Barker Gosling, and local Queensland law firms Pattison and Barry (Brisbane) and Grevell McLean (Whitsundays).


Glenn is proud of his record of enabling and empowering hundreds of his clients to effectively resolve their parenting and financial concerns during a time of obvious difficulty and sometimes extreme crisis in their lives.


Formal qualifications


CourseInstitutionDate completed
Graduate Diploma in Legal PracticeAustralian National University1980
Bachelor of LawsAustralian National University1978
Bachelor of ArtsAustralian National University1976


Admissions and Memberships


Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, 1982.
Admitted to the High Court of Australia, 1982.
Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, 1980.
Member Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section).
Member Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland.
Member of the Queensland Law Society.


 Areas of Practice:

 Speciality Areas:

  • Parenting and childern
  • Child support
  • Financial and property settlements
  • Spousal support
  • Family law litigtion
  • Divorce and separation
  • Marriage and defacto relationships
  • Local/international child abduction



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