German Australian Law Solutions is a boutique law firm based in Sydney, Australia with an international reputation for legal services for German and Australian people and law firms.

We have built our professional expertise over many years in Germany and Australia. We are one of the few law firms in Australia whose lawyers have full legal qualifications in Australian AND German law (first and second state exams) and are admitted to practice law in both countries. Therefore, we can represent you in legal matters including court appearances in both countries. Our staff are fluent in German and English ensuring legal cases and documents are scrutinized and given careful attention in the appropriate language for each jurisdiction. 

Established in Sydney in 2009, we offer specialised legal services including:

  • Private International Law (Conflict of Laws) involving German and Australian substantive and procedural law
  • International family law
  • International succession law
  • Notarial services

We work with you to get the best outcome for your legal matters examining both the German and Australian law to decide which jurisdiction will provide the best financial outcome for you. We recommend that you contact us early in the legal process for the best out come for your legal matter.


Gisela Weislehner, the principal, established German Australian Law Solutions to provide international legal services between Germany and Australia. She has extensive professional experience having worked as a practicing lawyer in large and small legal businesses for over thirty years. She built and ran a successful legal practice for ten years in Düsseldorf (the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia) Germany. Gisela migrated to Australia in 2002 and qualified as an Australian solicitor in 2006. She started her own firm in Australia in 2009.

German is Gisela’s first language, and she is highly proficient in oral and written English. She has professional expertise in a wide variety of legal work and is and Australian Legal Practitioner and a German "Rechtsanwältin". Gisela was admitted at the Supreme Court of New South Wales and registered at the High Court of Australia in Canberra in 2006 and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, City of Sydney Law Society, the “Rechtsanwaltskammer Düsseldorf” and the Family Law Division at the Law Council of Australia. Gisela was appointed Notary Public in in 2011 and offers notarial services in New South Wales.


At German Australian Law Solutions we provide cost effective, and value for money services to meet your needs. Contact us today.