Yulia Chekirova

Yulia Chekirova

Position: Barrister

Qualification: LLB (Griffith); BIntBus (Griffith); Member Bar Association of Queensland; Barrister of High Court of Australia; and Barrister of Supreme Court of Queensland.

Phone: 07 3007 1757

Email: yulia@bennettchambers.com.au

About Me

Yulia was admitted as a Barrister on the 6th August, 2008, and has been a member of Bennett Chambers Group in Brisbane since 2011.

She has appeared in numerous Courts and Tribunals throughout Queensland including the Magistrates Court of Queensland, the District Court of Queensland, the Supreme Court of Queensland, the Court of Appeal of Queensland, QCAT, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and the Family Court of Australia.

She has a good eye for detail and for the complex and therefore is pleased to accept instructions in chamber applications, trials and appeals.

She has excellent interpersonal skills, which she brings to bear in her work, with her clients, Instructing Solicitors, opposing lawyers, and with the bench.

She adopts a common sense approach to her professional work.

As she also has a strong sense of social justice and specialises in litigation, she accepts Legal Aid work in criminal, family and child protection matters as well as ICL work as well as pro bono work upon request.

Major Areas of Practice



Common law/personal injury


Inquests/Commissions of Inquiry/Statutory Tribunals

Family Law (child disputes, residence, contact, relocation and contravention)

Family Law (property disputes including complex property disputes involving corporates, trusts and valuation issues)

Defacto Property

Child Protection

Domestic Violence


“Liability limited by a scheme approved under professional standards legislation”