Our vision is to bring peace of mind to our clients

Are you separated and totally confused about what your rights and entitlements are? You are not alone.

At Gentles Family Lawyers our goal is to ensure that our clients receive the best advice, to reach an agreement about their family law issues and our mission is to do this collaboratively. We have a firm focus on your best interests and achieving the earliest resolution, in what is a difficult and often painful time.

Why us?

Our boutique firm exclusively practices Family law and as such we provide cost effective expert advice in all areas of Family Law and De Facto relationship law. The extent of experience at Gentles allows us to give advice on all issues of Family Law, no matter what the issue may be. In some matters a collaborative approach is the best option, with the firm's Solicitor Director, Ioanita Gentles, being the president of the Northern Beaches Collaborative Group and also a specialist mediator.

As our client, you will be confident that the advice given to you is reliable and practical. We recognise the importance of providing knowledgeable and personal advice to each client in order to ensure we achieve the best possible outcome for you. You can be assured that we take the time to listen to your needs and concerns, showing compassion in a friendly manner.

As our client, you will know that you are receiving specialised knowledge, experience and guidance, whatever your Family Law situation, whether it’s separation or divorce, a property settlement, parenting issues and arrangements for children or child support, de facto and same sex relationships law, spousal maintenance, relocation or location, domestic violence, drafting consent orders and financial agreements.

Where to next?

We understand that family law issues may be difficult and seeing a lawyer may be daunting for some clients. The compassion and understanding provided at Gentles ensures that clients leave their initial consultation feeling more relaxed and confident that they have received practical advice about the law and their options to move forward. Have a read of our client testimonials to see what our valued clients have to say about us.

Gentles provides a discounted rate for an extensive initial consultation and have appointments available in Manly, Martin Place or Chatswood. You can also get started with us online. We look forward to meeting you.







Member of North Ryde RANSW Collaborative Practice Group

Member of Collaborative Professionals NSW

Member of Collaborative Professionals Northern Beaches

Member of Resolution Institute
Nationally Accredited Mediator

Phone us

Manly office: (02) 9977 0889
Ioanita Gentles: 0412 341 635
Conveyancing: (02) 9977 0889

Read about our team

Visit us

Manly: Suite 5, Ground floor
39 East Esp, Manly 2095 NSW
City: Level 10
20 Martin Pl, Sydney 2000 NSW

Other locations

Opening hours

Our Manly office hours are:
8.30am to 5.00pm
Lunch hour: 1-2pm

We look forward to helping you