About Us

The Firm

Davey Law specialises in all aspects of Family Law and is conveniently located in the Eaton Central shopping centre at Eatons Hill, where there is plenty of parking available (enter from Bunya Park Drive).

As a law practice, our goal is to achieve just outcomes for our clients whilst at the same time minimising the trauma and expense of legal action. We work towards an amicable settlement, as we believe that an adversarial approach is unsuited to relationship conflicts. Nevertheless, if your matter is beyond negotiation and requires litigation to achieve a fair outcome, we will gladly represent you in court.

We listen to what you want to achieve in the whole exercise of separating from your partner, and we guide you through the process that will best achieve the outcome you want. We also advise you as to what is achievable in your particular case.

As you will see on our testimonials page, our clients appreciate the manner in which we undertake their matters, and the compassion and understanding that we extend to our clients during these emotionally difficult times in their lives.

Our Principal, Yvonne Davey, is a Collaborative Law practitioner, and we endorse the principles of collaborative practice.



YvonneYvonne Davey (Principal)

The Principal, Yvonne Davey, while working at (then) Telecom, completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree, receiving an award for Administrative Law. Yvonne’s love of the law prompted her to undertake full-time study for her Bachelor of Laws and Master of Administration degrees, after which she completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, commencing almost immediately as a family lawyer with Trilby Misso Lawyers.

Yvonne has practised in Family Law since late 1998. After working as an employed solicitor for several years, Yvonne opened Davey Law from her home in 2009. The practice grew quickly, and within a year, it was necessary to make arrangements to move the firm into commercial premises here at Eaton Central. The lease arrangements and fit-out took around 9 months, and we commenced operating from the Eatons Hill premises in July 2011.

Yvonne’s pastimes include reading, music and art. Her philosophy for Davey Law is to provide sound legal advice and excellent service to clients at an affordable price. Davey Law staff are also passionate about providing caring, competent service in a timely manner. Our clients are more than just customers: they are people about whom we care, and for whom we make an extra effort to achieve the outcomes that they need.


  • Queensland Law Society
  • Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section)
  • Family Law Practitioners Association
  • Queensland Collaborative Law
  • International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners
  • Moreton Bay Law Association

Emily Carter  (Solicitor)


Having graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from QUT, Emily is the newest member of the Davey Law team!

Emily has valuable experience from previously working with the Women’s Legal Service assisting clients in domestic violence matters at the Caboolture Magistrates Court.  Also Emily has had experience in parenting matters and settlement of matrimonial property matters, including de facto property settlements, both mediated and litigated.

Emily attended Stuartholme College during her secondary school education, and in her leisure time enjoys simple relaxation with her family and friends.  As a keen traveller, she also spends some of her spare time in researching and planning future trips.

Emily is a member of Queensland Law Society and has been admitted to the Queensland Supreme Court and to the High Court of Australia as a solicitor.


  • Queensland Law Society
  • Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section)
  • Family Law Practitioner’s Association

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