Kristy-Lee Burns is a skilled Family and Commercial Lawyer who joined Owen Hodge Lawyers in 2018. Kristy has trial experience in various complex family law matters involving trusts and commercial matters. Kristy has expanded her knowledge and experience to include Estate Litigation and Testamentary Trust Wills.

Kristy has completed a specialist post-graduate program of LLM Applied Masters (with a double major in Family Law and Business Law). Many areas of family law and commercial law intersect so it is important to Kristy that she identify and strategically advise her clients on these matters. Her trial experience in preparing matters with strict deadlines is also a skill that serves her clients well.

Kristy’s legal knowledge, communication skills and life experience, together with her ability to relate and connect with people in challenging times assists her in building and maintaining excellent client relationships and ongoing referrals. Kristy also prides herself on mentoring and managing other younger solicitors within the practice.

Whether it is a complex property settlement involving third parties, businesses and trusts, a commercial or estate dispute, Kristy has the knowledge and expertise to identify the key legal issues whilst advocating in your best interests for a just and equitable result.


Dear Kristy-Lee

My divorce has gone through without a hitch. Thank you for all your help and advice through this process.

Mr. F

Thank you Family Law Team

Thank you for your time, effort and honesty in assisting me with my case this year.

Mr. G

Thank you for making a difficult time easier for us

On behalf of the family I would like to thank you for the professionalism that you have shown in your handling of our mother’s estate. We appreciate it very much. It was a hard and sad time, but your kindness made it so much easier for us.

Ms M

Thank you for all of the assistance

“A short note to thank you for all of the assistance you gave us recently….

Deborah Chowns

Thank you Kristy-Lee Burns

I would highly recommend Kristy-Lee to my family and friends for family law matters that they have……


Thank you, Kristy-Lee

I was always informed and reassured that the outcome of my case would be best for myself but most importantly moving forward with my children and my life.

Kristy-Lee has extensive experience and knowledge in regards to family law and her beautiful nature and considerate approach is what I will be forever thankful for.

Ms F

Thanks so much for looking after us

Thanks so much for looking after us. I know it is your job, but your professionalism and efficiency is second to none.


I felt supported with my choices

Thank you to Kristy and Sarah for their work and support based on their deep experience and understanding of my case and the legal system. Not only were they fair financially but I was briefed and clear on all my options and felt supported with my choices. Thank you to you both during these hard times for me, and for securing the best results under the circumstances.


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