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Amity Anderson

Amity is a Legal Partner at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law and leads the firm’s Ipswich office.

Amity is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist and has practised exclusively in family law since 2008. With over 10 years of experience in all areas of family law, honed through her time with a top-tier firm in Brisbane, Amity is delighted to be able to practise family law in her local area of Ipswich.

Amity offers a compassionate and practical approach to the needs of her family law clients, and is motivated by the opportunity to meet new people and support them towards the resolution of their family law matter. The balance of compassion, empathy, and practical commercial advice, all combined with a level-headed approach, a high degree of support, and a sense of comfort is key to how she works with her clients to forge their pathway to the future.

In addition to her Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Amity holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Journalism) from the University of Queensland.

Expertise and Professional Qualifications

Amity is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist with over 10 years of experience practising exclusively in family law. Her top-tier experience has gifted her with a unique skillset that allows her to resolve complex and high net-worth property settlement matters involving trusts and corporate restructuring. She is well-versed in preparing pre- and post-nuptial Financial Agreements that address assets, debts, and spousal maintenance, in addition to being able resolve complex parenting and domestic and family violence matters. As an experienced litigator, Amity routinely achieves positive outcomes for her clients through Court proceedings, but more regularly by agreement without litigation.

family law accredited specialist

Associations and Career Awards


  • Ipswich District Law Association
  • Ipswich Chamber of Commerce
  • Queensland Family Law Practitioners Association
  • Law Council of Australia


  • Doyle’s Guide Family Law Rising Star (Queensland) – 2018
  • Nominee, Ipswich Chamber of Commerce Young Business Person of the Year – 2017 and 2018


February 07, 2019

By Amity Anderson | General | Podcast - Amity Anderson

Who Keeps the Ring?

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December 07, 2017

By Amity Anderson | Family Law | General

Family Court removes legal hurdle for young transgender Australians

Amity Anderson, Legal Partner and Hillary McVeigh, Paralegal In a recent landmark decision of Re: Kelvin, the Full Court of the Family Court has ruled that young Australians seeking treatment...

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November 10, 2017

By Amity Anderson | Family Law | Planning Financial Agreements

Pre-Nups – Unfair May Mean Unbinding

Amity Anderson and Kiara Greenway Once again the pre-nup area of law has created confusion, heartache and uncertainty for judges,  family lawyers and clients. Binding Financial Agreements (that include pre-nups)...

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November 01, 2017

By Amity Anderson | Podcasts | Separation

Why Amity Anderson Does Family Law

In this podcast, Best Wilson Buckley, Director, Dan Buckley interviews Amity Anderson, Legal Partner at Best Wilson Buckley, Ipswich office.

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September 28, 2017

By Amity Anderson | Family Law | General

Do We Still Need Family Lawyers?

Amity Anderson, Legal Partner First it was online divorce kits, and now the Government has rolled out E-divorce software. This has many family lawyers questioning their worth and asking…do we...

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September 27, 2017

By Amity Anderson | Family Law | General

Listen to Hit 105 Brisbane each Saturday with Amity Anderson – BWB Family Law on “Those Two Girls”

Amity Anderson is a Legal Partner at Best Wilson Buckley Family Law’s Ipswich office. Amity has practised exclusively in family law since her admission in 2008 with extensive experience in...

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August 18, 2017

By Amity Anderson | About Us | General

Why I do what I do – Amity Anderson

When people ask you what you do for a living and you tell them “I’m a family lawyer”, the reactions are mixed. Some people lean their head to one side...

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February 13, 2017

By Amity Anderson | General | Property settlements

Family Law Misconceptions

Will she really get half? and other family law misconceptions It is the nature of the industry that family lawyers work in, that so much of our initial time and...

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Thank you again Amity for the professional expertise and amazing prompt, efficient service that you and the Best Wilson Buckley Ipswich team provided to myself during this time.
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I can’t speak highly enough of Amity and Kiara – they have been fantastic throughout the whole process.
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