Our People

The Migration Law Experts

Paula Vallance

Solicitor

Legal Qualifications

  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor, High Court of Australia

Education

  • Bachelor of International Hotel Management and Business
  • Juris Doctor of Laws (Hons), Bond University
  • Graduate Diploma of Professional Legal Education and Training, College of Law

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Having a background in both Family and Criminal Law, Paula worked at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions as well as a well-renowned family law firm before joining our team in 2017.

Paula graduated from Bond University with a Juris Doctor of Laws (Hons) and is admitted to both the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. Paula has significant experience in representing clients in both family law proceedings and those accused in criminal law.

Paula provides timely and accurate advice, representing clients across all aspects of family law, and strongly believes in each individual’s right to obtain strong legal representation. Paula has represented clients on a range of family law matters, including those seeking parenting orders, property orders, and child protection proceedings. Paula also has a wealth of knowledge in respect of domestic violence proceedings and is an empathetic and effective family law litigant.

Paula regularly appears before Magistrates Courts across South-East Queensland and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Paula is a dedicated and compassionate family lawyer, providing her clients with detailed advice and advocating strongly on their behalf.

Paula also holds degrees in Business and Hotel Management and prior to working in the legal industry, she worked as a sommelier in restaurants and hotels across the world.  Outside of work, Paula also holds a keen interest in aviation.

We let our clients do the talking..

“Thanks for your help with this... I really appreciate it. The entire team at Emerson Migration Law have been very supportive and professional.Thank-you once again.”

Andrew

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Andrew

“Thanks for your help with this... I really appreciate it. The entire team at Emerson Migration Law have been very supportive and professional.Thank-you once again.”

We let our clients do the talking..

“I appreciated both the professional and the human side you have shown in these days, the prompt communications, your attitude keeping the volume down, your full concentration in listening in detail to what I had to say, your honesty in advising me in order to simplify things. On one side your personality is reflected in the staff of Emerson Migration Law, on the other, you have chosen people with the same moral principles.”

Alberto

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2016-11-15T22:42:05+00:00

Alberto

“I appreciated both the professional and the human side you have shown in these days, the prompt communications, your attitude keeping the volume down, your full concentration in listening in detail to what I had to say, your honesty in advising me in order to simplify things. On one side your personality is reflected in the staff of Emerson Migration Law, on the other, you have chosen people with the same moral principles.”

We let our clients do the talking..

Your advice was always candid and in good faith… Without your assistance, I do not believe I would have reached closure with this matter as quickly as I have. I have nothing but admiration for your persistence in pursuing my best interests despite constant setbacks and obstacles.. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to others in need of assistance….

James

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2016-11-15T22:42:46+00:00

James

Your advice was always candid and in good faith… Without your assistance, I do not believe I would have reached closure with this matter as quickly as I have. I have nothing but admiration for your persistence in pursuing my best interests despite constant setbacks and obstacles.. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to others in need of assistance….

We let our clients do the talking..

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the whole team for your support throughout my case. I wish you all the very best and please be assured of future referrals and positive feedback about your approach, leadership, focus and integrity. It was these qualities and more that really made the difference during some exceptionally challenging times.”

Neil

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2016-11-15T22:45:03+00:00

Neil

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the whole team for your support throughout my case. I wish you all the very best and please be assured of future referrals and positive feedback about your approach, leadership, focus and integrity. It was these qualities and more that really made the difference during some exceptionally challenging times.”
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