March 25th, 2020
In these unprecedented times, it is vital for the rule of law not only to apply, but to be seen to be working. The Courts are still open and our barristers are still working. The Courts have published a variety of protocols, including for remote appearances. Our barristers have been, and continue to be, involved… Read more »
December 9th, 2019
Avelina Tarrago was recently recognised in The Courier Mail’s Q Weekend Magazine with a profile written by Leanne Edmistone. Ms Edmistone recounts Avelina’s journey in the legal profession and her aspirations to build a legal community for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and practitioners. Avelina is presently one of only two practising indigenous female… Read more »
December 8th, 2019
Madelaine Luchich has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2019 as a Leading Mediator in Queensland.
July 15th, 2019
North Quarter Lane Chambers would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Law Clerk Zachary Frazer for receiving the 2019 New Colombo Plan Scholarship. The New Colombo Plan Scholarship is aimed at deepening Australia’s relationships with the Indo-Pacific region. This scholarship is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and valued at… Read more »
June 18th, 2019
Ten members of North Quarter Lane Chambers have been listed as leading Queensland Commercial Litigation & Disputes Barristers by Doyle’s Guide 2019. The Doyle’s Guide 2019 listing of leading Queensland Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Barristers details Senior Counsel and Junior Counsel practising in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration matters in the Queensland legal market who have been… Read more »
May 16th, 2019
On Tuesday May 14, members of North Quarter Lane Chambers participated in the annual Queensland Legal Walk. The walk raises vital funds for LawRight, an independent not-for-profit community legal centre that provides free legal advice to people who cannot afford to pay a private lawyer and are ineligible for legal aid. LawRight plays an essential… Read more »
March 12th, 2019
Four members of North Quarter Lane Chambers have been listed as leading Queensland Construction & Infrastructure Barristers by Doyle’s Guide 2019. The Doyle’s Guide 2019 listing of leading Queensland Construction & Infrastructure Barristers details Senior Counsel and Junior Counsel practising within the areas of construction, infrastructure and major projects matters in the Queensland legal market… Read more »
February 20th, 2019
Ken Barlow QC has been recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2019 as a recommended barrister in Native Title in Australia.
September 19th, 2018
Liquidators prevented from accessing financial statements of a discretionary trust of which a prospective defendant was a beneficiary
In an important decision for insolvency practitioners, the Full Court of the Federal Court has held that financial statements of a discretionary trust of which a prospective defendant was a beneficiary did not fall within “examinable affairs” of a company in liquidation under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) so that they were not able to… Read more »
August 17th, 2018
Federal Court orders that receivers be appointed in respect of managed investment schemes operated by Linchpin and Endeavour
The Federal Court of Australia has made interim orders in proceedings brought by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) against Linchpin Capital Group Ltd (Linchpin) and Endeavour Securities (Australia) Ltd (Endeavour).