Shannon Bownds

Shannon graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts majoring in French language. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in December 2014.

She first started working in family law in her penultimate year of university and she has remained passionate about it ever since. Shannon has experience in all areas of family law including property settlement, spousal maintenance, parenting and child support matters. Since joining Kelly Lawyers in 2016, she has enjoyed applying the diverse skillset she has developed working in family law to other areas of legal practice, in particular commercial and civil litigation.

Shannon’s expertise include:

  • Property Settlements
    • Matrimonial, de-facto and same-sex
  • Children Issues
    • Parenting arrangements
    • Relocation of children
  • Mediation
  • Consent Orders
  • Financial Agreements
    • Pre-nuptial, de-facto and co-habitation
  • Court Representation
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Spousal and de-facto maintenance
  • Domestic and family violence

Whether negotiating or litigating, Shannon is a strong client advocate who always strives to achieve the best possible outcomes.


Shannon Bownds