Areas of Practice

My areas of practise are as follows:

  • Property-related litigation involving construction and development agreements, commercial leases and the purchase and sale of commercial and industrial properties
  • Land resumption cases
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Financial services’ disputes and compliance
  • Corporate disputes and shareholder actions
  • Directors’ and trustees’ duties
  • Conduct of contested meetings
  • Estate litigation
  • Advising trustee clients about trust governance issues, and applying to the courts for orders in relation to trusts and managed investment schemes
  • Acting for parties in partnership, shareholder and joint venture disputes
  • Franchising disputes
  • Trade practices disputes
  • Building and construction litigation
  • Negligence actions, including negligence claims against directors, advisors and professionals, and
  • Representing clients in the Queensland state courts and in the Federal Court.

Industries

I act for clients from across industry groups, but I have a particular focus on– 

  • Commercial property ownership and real estate developments
  • Agribusiness
  • Funds management and financial services; and
  • Building and construction.

My clients come from across SE Queensland (and sometimes farther afield). The majority are based in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.