Mobbs and Marr

Linda Cannings

Linda Cannings

Linda Cannings
Special Counsel

Linda is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and has been practising exclusively in Family Law for more than 15 years.

Linda services clients in all aspects of their relationship needs whether they are currently separated, are considering separation or wish to put in place appropriate arrangements should they separate as some stage in the future.

Linda considers herself privileged to work with separated couples and families during what is a very stressful period of their lives. Linda’s focus is to guide her client’s through the Family Law process with precision and clarity to achieve a positive outcome for her clients with minimal stress. Where possible, Linda strives to reach that outcome through amicable negotiations and mediation. Linda is an experienced advocate in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court should that approach be necessary.

Clients rely on Linda for her ability to provide honest and comprehensive advice whilst also being able to build trust from the beginning.

Linda has a breadth of experience with complex property settlement matters involving taxation issues, multiple entities, trust restructuring, and self-managed superannuation funds. Linda also has experience in complex parenting matters involving international relocation, child abduction and recovery, and child abuse allegations.

As part of Linda’s commitment to obtaining the best outcome for her clients, Linda has developed strong relationships with industry experts including accountants, financial planners, business advisors, wealth advisors, brokers, valuers, counsellors, psychologists, family report writers, barristers and mediators.

As an extension of her practical experience, Linda is also collaboratively trained and is a member of the Queensland Association of Collaborative Practitioners.

Linda practises in all areas of Family and De Facto Relationship Law including:

  • Separation and Divorce
  • Property and Financial Settlements
  • Interim Financial Arrangements
  • Parenting Arrangements
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Prenuptial, Cohabitation and Financial Agreements
  • Domestic Violence
  • Collaborative Matters


The team at Mobbs & Marr Legal act for clients throughout Queensland. We also offer fixed fee pricing, alternative fee arrangements and a discounted initial consultation fixed fee.

Linda is based in our Brisbane office and can be contacted on (07) 3210 1600 or


Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Human Movement Science
  • Family Law Accredited Specialist (NSW Law Society)
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Member of Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland
  • Member of Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Member of Queensland Association of Collaborative Practitioners
  • Member of Child Protection Practitioner’s Association of Queensland
  • Member of Women Lawyers Association of Queensland

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