Nikki Dawson

Senior Associate

Nikki is a Senior Associate at Legalsense NQ Lawyers and leads the Family Law Team.

Originally from Townsville, Nikki obtained her law degree from Bond University and returned to Townsville in 2001.  She was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2003 and has been practising as a lawyer in Townsville since that time. Nikki provides pragmatic and commercial advice to her family law clients.

Nikki is a Divorce Lawyer and practises in all areas of family law, with a special interest in resolving property settlement matters in practical manner.  Nikki has a special interest in the Collaborative Law Process for property settlement, parenting matters and divorce, with the aim of keeping you out of the courtroom and in control.

Nikki also assists clients in general litigation matters including commercial litigation matters, debt recovery, contract disputes and property damage.


  • Bachelor of Laws, Bond University
  • Legal Practitioner, Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Entered on the Register of Practitioners High Court of Australia


  • Queensland Law Society, Member
  • Townsville District Law Association, Member
  • North Queensland Law Association, Member
  • Queensland Collaborative Law Association, Member
  • North Queensland Women’s Legal Service, Volunteer
  • Townsville Community Law, Volunteer