About Us


  • Want advice that will move you forward and that is focused on the big picture.
  • Deserve conversations with your legal team that are honest and realistic and protect your interests.
  • Desire control of the process. You want to talk about what your options are so that you can decide the best way forward for you. You need to feel confident about what is going to happen and not overwhelmed or uncertain.


We believe that:

  • You deserve the best possible outcome for your situation.
  • Your separation should be respectful, quick and affordable.
  • Your experience through the process should be as painless as possible.


How we work with you:

  • You will receive tailored and holistic advice from dedicated family lawyers. We are always working in your best interests.
  • Your matter will be managed proactively with active communication. You will know where your matter is up to at all times.
  • Our experienced family lawyers will explain different ways that your legal problem can be solved. Our skilled guidance works to achieve a speedy resolution.
  • We pride ourselves on our cost effective case management. Our family lawyers are focused on what is important to you.
  • We don’t waste time and our client’s money on issues that sidetrack your matter being resolved.


Meet the Team

Jessica Shuttleworth


  • Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Business
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Master of Applied Law – Family Law


  • North Queensland Law Association – Committee Member
  • Townsville District Law Association – Committee Member
  • Women Lawyers Association Queensland – Regional Ambassador
  • Queensland Law Society – Member
  • Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section Member
  • Family Law Practitioners Association (Qld) – Member
  • Queensland Association of Collaborative Practitioners – Member
  • Townsville Business Women’s Circle – Member
Jarred Mace
Junior Lawyer


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice


  • Townsville District Law Association – Member
  • Queensland Law Society – Member
Mel Esposito
Consultant Solicitor


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Masters -Human Resource Management – currently studying
  • Certificate IV Work Health Safety


  • National Safety Council of Australia
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Far North Queensland Law Association
  • Far North Queensland Emergency Services Association Inc
Ari Singleton
Megan Knight
Julie Shuttleworth