Our Team

Marie Fedorov


Marie Fedorov is the Director of FEDOROV Family Lawyers and Family Mediation Station.

With 15 years experience as a Family Lawyer and with her collaborative law skills and mediation skills, Marie offers a unique approach to family law matters focusing on out of Court resolution to stop the heartache so that her clients can move on with their lives.

Marie offers support and guidance through the separation and divorce path that empowers clients to made considered decisions when negotiating outcomes. Combined with a friendly nature Marie is not only dedicated to understanding Client’s needs but is also dedicated to thinking outside the square whilst providing professional advice to Clients in a timely and cost effective fashion. Marie is hands down one of the top female lawyers on the Gold Coast.

In her spare time, Marie loves spending time with her husband and two little boys, running (and running after her boys) cooking up a storm and travel.

Natasha Harris

Senior Associate

Natasha completed a Bachelor of Laws, graduating with Honours from Bond University in 2010. Since that time Natasha has worked exclusively in family law.

Natasha is passionate about helping her clients resolve their property settlement matters as quickly and cost effectively as possible. She often receives positive feedback and referrals from her clients who are grateful for her experience and honest advice.

Natasha assists clients with all aspects of family law including Financial Agreements, property settlement, divorce and parenting cases. She has a particular interest in alternate dispute resolution which can often achieve a more efficient, discreet and harmonious resolution for clients.

Natasha has also developed a great working relationship with many professionals including Accountants, Valuers, Financial Planners, Family Report Writers, other Lawyers and Barristers to ensure her clients receive the best advice and guidance they need.

Natasha is also a member of a number of professional organisations including the Queensland Law Society, Family Law Practitioners Association of Queensland, Law Council of Australia and the Gold Coast District Law Association.

In her spare time, Natasha enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling.

Emmalene Roberts

Senior Family Lawyer

Emmalene has practised exclusively in Family Law on the sunny Gold Coast for the last 15 years. Her goal is to assist her clients to resolve their Family Law matters in a strategic and timely manner to take the stress and anxiety out of their lives.

She has experience in all areas of Family Law including parenting disputes, property settlements, domestic violence, child support and financial agreements.

In her spare time, Emmalene enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 young children, her friends and keeping fit.

Alison Allen

Senior Family Lawyer

Alison has practiced exclusively in family law for over 10 years.

Alison is a collaboratively trained practitioner focusing on finding resolutions for her clients outside of the court system. She also has extensive experience in appearing within the Federal and State courts on Family Law related matters.

Alison is a lover of good food, wine & ballroom dancing. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and travelling.

Rachel Rowlands

Family Lawyer

Rachel has been practising exclusively in the area of Family Law for over 7 years. Rachel is passionate about working with clients to achieve the best possible outcomes for them so that they can move on with enjoying their lives.

Rachel thinks outside the square to work out strategies to help resolve her clients property and parenting disputes.

In her spare time Rachel likes spending time with her husband, her 3 young children and friends. Rachel also likes cooking and keeping fit and active.

Sammi Dutschke

Family Lawyer

Sammi completed her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Psychological Sciences at Bond University in 2017.

She started practicing in criminal law and is eager to bring what she has learnt to her family law practice. Sammi is passionate about social justice and assisting her clients to achieve best possible outcomes moving forward.

In her spare time, Sammi enjoys spending time outdoors, diving and spending time with family and friends

Jarrod Preiksa

Family Lawyer

Jarrod completed his Bachelor of Laws at the Queensland University of Technology in 2014. He decided to follow his desire for helping others through difficult times and entered the world of Family Law.

In his spare time, Jarrod can be found hiking, on the beach or playing soccer.

Tessa Hankey

Practice Manager

Tessa is the Practice Manager at FEDOROV Family Lawyers. She has worked in the corporate sector within Melbourne for more than 15 years as a Senior Business Analyst and manager. Moving to the Gold Coast Tessa is excited to be able to build her expertise within the area of Law.

After work and on the weekends Tessa enjoys exercising and being with family.

Karen Ovens

Chief Financial Officer

Karen is our CFO and brings to the practice over 20 years commercial and corporate experience.

In her spare time Karen enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

Lateesha Bell

Legal Assistant

Lateesha has worked as a Legal Assistant in the area of Family Law for 9 years. Her empathetic nature is something that our clients really appreciate as go through the emotional Divorce process.

In her spare time, Lateesha enjoys travelling, spending time at the beach, jet skiing and catching up with friends and family.

Erin McEvoy

Law Clerk

Erin is our Law Clerk at FEDOROV Family Lawyers. She is young, ready and passionate about law and is currently studying her Bachelor of Laws at Bond University. After spending her first year out of school working and travelling she is ready to see what the law industry has to offer for her future.

Erin spends her own time down at the beach, out with friends and playing netball.

Annette Bell


Annette is our amazing and friendly Receptionist. You will see her smiling face when you walk into our office.

Annette’s ability to comfort our clients as they head down the Divorce path is remarkable. Her ability to assist you with your enquiries over the phone is impressive.

On weekends Annette enjoys spending time with her 3 children, catching up for a coffee and chat with friends, walking, swimming and relaxing at the beach.

Irene Desiatov

Administration Assistant

Irene is part of our admin/customer support team. She has worked in the corporate sector within Sydney for 10 years as a legal secretary. Moving to the Gold Coast Irene worked in retail customer service for 16 years.

On weekends Irene enjoys catching up and relaxing with friends and family for a coffee and good food. Loves the beach, markets, cooking and keeping active.

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