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Iris Gajic-Pavlica, portrait, colour
Iris Gajic-Pavlica

Iris Gajic-Pavlica was called to the Bar in 2019 and is one of few Counsel at the private bar experienced in both prosecuting and defending applications for child protection orders.

Whilst having a broad litigation practice, Iris primarily practices in family and guardianship (parenting and property), child protection, domestic violence, human rights and administrative law.


Since 2013, Iris has worked as a government lawyer and administrative decision-maker, appearing before specialist courts and tribunals and providing legal and policy advice across a range of child protection, family and guardianship, mental health and disability related matters.

Most recently prior to coming to the private bar, Iris worked as a senior lawyer for the Office of the Director of Child Protection Litigation, litigating applications for child protection orders on behalf of the State of Queensland.

Iris’ background and skillset includes working with clients from marginalised backgrounds and those suffering from impaired capacity.


Iris also speaks Serbian fluently.

Areas of Practice:


  • Family law and guardianship

  • Child Protection

  • Domestic Violence

  • Criminal Law

  • Human Rights

  • Administrative Law


Level 32, 239 George Street, Brisbane, Qld, 4000

T: +61 7 3221 2768

M: 0413 118 815

F: +61 7 3220 3200


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