Who we are

We are a specialist family law, mediation and dispute resolution firm based in Sydney, Australia.

What we do

We provide advice and representation on all areas of family law and alternative dispute resolution.

Where we are

We are conveniently located in the St James Centre on Elizabeth Street in Sydney’s CBD.

Book a Consultation

Contact us for an initial, obligation-free discussion and assessment of your circumstances.


Family Law

We advise and represent clients in relation to a broad range of family law matters, including property settlements and disputes, parenting (child custody) matters, interstate and international relocation disputes, spousal maintenance, child support and de facto and same sex relationships

Financial Settlements

We have extensive experience advising and representing clients in relation to a broad range of family law financial matters; from amicable property settlements involving modest assets to contested disputes involving substantial personal and business assets and complex financial arrangements.

Parenting Matters

We act for parents in relation to a broad range of parenting and child custody matters; from relatively straight forward settlements about the living arrangements of children, to disputes before the Family Court involving complex issues such as relocation and family violence.

Family Law Mediation

We provide specialist family law mediation services to assist clients and legal practitioners resolve family law matters following the breakdown of marriage and de facto relationships.  We are on the Panel of Mediators for the Family Law Settlement Service of the Law Society of NSW.

Family Dispute Resolution

We provide Family Dispute Resolution services in relation to a broad range of family law parenting matters.  We are registered with the Commonwealth Attorney General’s office to issue statutory certificates under section 60I Family Law Act 1975 (Cth).

Collaborative Family Law

Our collaborative family law practice provides separating couples with an alternative, less adversarial means of resolving their family law issues following relationship and marriage breakdown. We are members of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

International Clients

We advise and represent foreign nationals and Australians located in Australia or abroad in relation to family law matters with an international element.  We welcome enquiries from anyone requiring advice about how Australian family laws may apply to their circumstances and separation.

Notarial Services

We provide notarial services for private clients, corporate clients, lawyers, patent attorneys, banks and government bodies by appointment and on an urgent basis. We are members of the Society of Notaries NSW.  Call us or send us your documents for an obligation-free discussion of your matter.

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As specialist family lawyers Sydney, we provide expert advice and representation in relation to family law disputes of any kind. At Boyce Family Law & Mediation, we offer professional, commercial and expert support to assist our clients during challenging periods. Our family law specialists cover all areas of family law and take a meticulous and focused approach to each client’s case.

Family law

Our family lawyers Sydney cover all areas of family law, including parenting or child custody disputes, property settlements and disputes, interstate and international child relocation, same sex relationships and marriages, spousal maintenance, and child support.

Financial settlements

Property and asset disputes often feel stressful, which is why you need a skilled lawyer on your side. From small sums through to substantial assets, we unravel the complexity of the law on your behalf.

We have represented many high net worth clients and are skilled in dealing with complex financial circumstances. We also have experience representing high profile clients and understand the added importance of strict confidentiality to these clients.

Parenting matters

Acting in your child’s best interests in the midst of a family dispute often like an uphill battle. Our family law specialists will help you make custody arrangements and secure child maintenance. Where possible and appropriate, we will avoid going to the family courts. We also manage complex areas, including violence and relocation.


William Boyce is an Accredited Mediator, and is adept at handling mediation matters for clients who prefer an alternative to court. William is available to mediate a wide range of areas, including intra-family disputes and commercial transactions. Mediation is an effective alternative to litigation and assists parties to find a mutually workable solution while preserving relationships wherever possible.

Family Dispute resolution

William Boyce is a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.  William has assisted countless families to mediate their disagreements, whether they are seeking an alternative to litigation, or require a section 60I certificate to enable them to file a parenting application in the Family Court. Using family dispute resolution following the breakdown of a marriage or relationship is an effective way to achieve an amicable agreement and minimise stress, whether the dispute relates to child custody or property matters.

Collaborative family law

If you are looking for a less adversarial way of resolving your legal disputes during your separation, you may want to consider our collaborative law services. Collaborative law is a voluntary process that involves roundtable discussions to achieve a mutually-workable solution. Avoiding a courtroom can hasten the process and reduce stress. We are members of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

International clients

Our family law services extend to expats living in Australia, as well as Australians living abroad. We have helped numerous clients living outside Australia, providing advice on how Australian family laws may either affect or benefit their current situation.

Notarial services

Our notarial services are available to private clients, corporate clients, other lawyers, government bodies, and banks. We always act with urgency and we are members of the Society of Notaries of New South Wales.

Why choose us as your family lawyers in Sydney?

As family lawyers in Sydney, we specialise in all areas of family law and dispute resolution. In addition to providing our clients with advice, we seek alternative means of dispute resolution. Our family law specialists understand that heading straight to court doesn’t always yield the best results, which is why we explore other avenues that could benefit you and your family.

If you would like to visit our offices, you will find us in the St James Centre on Elizabeth Street in Sydney’s CBD. We recommend calling ahead for a free chat about your circumstances to see whether our services are right for you. Following this we can book you in to complete a thorough assessment of your situation and provide comprehensive advice.

To make an appointment, call 02 9223 3099 (8.30am to 5.30pm weekdays) or email us at enquiry@boycefamilylaw.com.au.

Find us

Boyce Family Law & Mediation
Level 11 St James Centre,
111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney NSW 2000
+61 2 9223 3099
F +61 2 9223 6788
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