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Alecia Featherstone

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Alecia Featherstone

Alecia is the Legal Practice Director and a Mediator at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law.

Alecia has practised exclusively in family law since 2011. Prior to joining the Best Wilson Buckley team in 2016, she worked in firms across north Brisbane and has developed strong relationships with colleagues throughout the family law fraternity in Brisbane and surrounds. Alecia is energetic, affable, and approachable, and has a passion for working with clients to provide them with practical and easy to understand advice whilst being sensitive to the emotional and psychological difficulties associated with separation. Alecia regularly volunteers at the Pine Rivers Community Legal Centre where she provides free legal advice to members of her local community who otherwise would not be in a position to afford private representation for their family law matters.

Outside of the law, Alecia is heavily involved with the Brisbane Netball Association. The leaderships skills developed through her time with the club have made for an easy transition into her role of Practice Leader where she provides leadership to our North Lakes team as well as daily operational support to our Legal Practice Director and Legal Partners.

Expertise and Professional Qualifications

Alecia is a family lawyer and nationally accredited Mediator.

In addition to her Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Alecia holds a Bachelor of Psychology and a Diploma in Children’s Services. Combining these experiences and her formal education, Alecia has become extremely effective in dealing with difficult parenting and children’s matters involving relocation, drug and alcohol abuse, mental health issues, and communication difficulties between parents. These experiences have also allowed her to develop a high level of skill in resolving domestic and family violence matters, particularly those involving emotional and financial abuse, and complex property settlement matters involving spousal maintenance and the division of assets.

Alecia is also an experienced surrogacy lawyer and has acted for both birth mothers and intended parents in obtaining parentage orders in the Children’s Court. She is well-rehearsed in preparing Surrogacy Agreements and finds great satisfaction in acting for families in this area of law.

Associations and Career Awards


  • Volunteer, Pine Rivers Community Legal Centre
  • Moreton Bay District Law Association
  • Queensland Family Law Practitioners Association
  • Law Council of Australia

Legal Articles


I’m a bit lost for words… you have no idea of the pressures that have been lifted. Thank you for your guidance, devotion, and relentless focus on my case for the past three and a half years. It has been extremely long and mentally exhausting… I am blown away by [your] integrity and all the hard work you did on my behalf. I will always be grateful for your efforts and copious amounts of time, research, and understanding to ensure the best possible outcome for establishing and concreting the building blocks for a beautiful and meaningful relationship with my [girls]. Thank you once again.
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Thanks Alecia, I appreciate all the help you have given me. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
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Thank you for your email and all the work BWBFL, Sam and yourself have done to get to this stage.
Happy Client
I just wanted to say, from the bottom of my heart, thank you to you and the Best Wilson Buckley team… It means a lot to me to have people like yourself on my side giving me a voice that would otherwise go unheard. You do an amazing job with such profession, so thank you. I’m so glad this is finally over and I can make a fresh start. I appreciate your hard work. Thanks again.
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I want to thank you for being so steady and understanding in my situation. You made this process so much easier with your kind and gentle approach. You are a credit to your firm. It's a shame we never met you in person so I could shake your hand.
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The letter is perfect. I can’t thank you enough. This letter honestly means the world to me and I appreciate your time in putting this together for me.
Happy Client
Thank you so much for the invaluable assistance both yourself and Samantha Chai have shown me. Your patience and guidance is appreciated and valued
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