Published: 21 June, 2024

Media Release: Brisbane family lawyer, Ms Tuskeen Jacobs, appointed to the FCFCOA

The Attorney-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Honourable Mark Dreyfus KC MP announced today the appointment of Ms Tuskeen Jacobs as a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) (Division 2).

Ms Jacobs has been appointed to the Brisbane Registry and will commence on 8 July 2024.

The Chief Justice of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, the Honourable William Alstergren AO, said that he was delighted with today’s announcement.

“Ms Jacobs is a highly experienced solicitor who has worked exclusively in family law throughout her career. Her reputation as an incredibly capable lawyer with a professional and pragmatic approach to helping separating families resolve their disputes will be a very welcome addition to the Court,” Chief Justice Alstergren said.

Biographical details:

Ms Tuskeen Jacobs

Ms Jacobs graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1997 and subsequently completed a Bachelor of Laws in 2001, also from James Cook University. Ms Jacobs was admitted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2002.

Immediately prior to the announcement, Ms Jacobs was a partner and head of Rostron Carlyle Rojas’ family law department and had exclusively practised in the family law sector since 2001.

Ms Jacob is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and has been recognised as a Recommended Family Lawyer in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession since 2017.