Avril Cowarn – Senior Lawyer

Together, we will work out a way of solving your family problems.

Avril is an experienced and accomplished lawyer who joined PD Law in October 2018 having practised in Tasmania, Victoria and elsewhere in Queensland for over 15 years.  Prior to moving into law, Avril was a qualified teacher working with secondary school students in diverse situations and subjects.  With experience in multiple areas of law, Avril’s passion is family law and her practice of it is infused with her experience and understanding of children and families and her ability to explain the complexities of family law.

“It is important to take the time at the outset, to understand the critical issues of each family matter.  I like to promote the earliest possible solutions in all family matters. … I encourage frank conversations. I work toward the setting of clear expectations between client, lawyer and any advisory services.”

A problem-solver who takes a constructive approach and focuses on positive outcomes, Avril is also a very strong and skilled advocate for her client when it is appropriate.

In addition to her experience and practice in the field, Avril completed a Masters of Family Law in 2016, is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.