Margo Harris joins Level Twenty Seven Chambers
21-11-17 / Margo Harris
Level Twenty Seven Chambers is delighted to welcome Margo Harris to Chambers. Margo was called to the Bar in 2011 and has a broad ranging commercial practice. Her career has involved appearing in a wide range of courts and tribunals both Australia-wide and internationally. Before coming to the Bar, she worked…
Women Lawyers Association of Queensland's 39th Annual Awards
Level Twenty Seven Chambers is pleased to announce that it will be a Diamond Sponsor at the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland’s 39th Annual Awards Dinner, being held on Friday 27th October 2017 at the Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane. The Women Lawyers Association of Queensland is an organisation dedicated to women…
Two members recommended as leading Queensland Tax Barristers by Doyle's Guide 2017
8-9-17 / Mark Robertson QC, Michael May — Tax
Level Twenty Seven Chambers is pleased to announce that two members have been listed as leading Queensland Tax Barristers by Doyle’s Guide 2017. The members listed are: Queen's Counsel: Mark Robertson QC Junior Counsel: Michael May The full list can be found here.
2017 Construction Law Wrap Up # FULLY BOOKED #
30-11-17 @ 5:30 pm / Michael Trim, Claire Schneider — Building & Construction
Who should attend? Front-end construction lawyers, dispute resolution lawyers, engineers, other construction experts and contract administrators. What will the seminar cover? As 2017 rapidly draws to a close, the barristers from Level Twenty Seven Chambers will provide an overview of some of the most interesting construction cases decided in Australia…
Global and EU-level protections and rights enforcement for computer software through patents, copyright, and trade secrets law
10-11-17 / Quentin Cregan — Intellectual Property
Quentin Cregan was an invited speaker at the Licensing Executives Society (LES) Germany conference on "Industie 4.0 und IP mit Exkurs zum BREXIT" hosted at the IBM Watson IoT Munich Center on 10 November 2017. The other speakers included Ken-ichi Nagasawa, Head of IP for Canon Inc; Beat Weibel, Head…
Current Issues in Voidable Transactions
13-9-17 / Borcsa Vass, Sean Russell — Corporate Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Corporations
A presentation delivered on 13 September 2017 at Level Twenty Seven Chambers. Topics covered, included: do you have an “unsecured debt” under s 588FA(1)(b) – the date for determining this and retention of title clauses as security; the availability of set-offs against preference payments; and when is payment by a third…
What kind of delay analysis do I need?
31-8-17 / Michael Trim — Building & Construction
Presentation delivered on 31 August 2017 at Level Twenty Seven Chambers. This presentation formed part of the seminar: 'Delay claims and how to survive them: an update'.
Musgrave v The Central and Northern Queensland Regional Parole Board  QSC 271
17-11-17 / Matthew Hickey — Judicial Review & Administrative Law
Matthew Hickey appeared for the Parole Board, which successfully resisted an application for judicial review of a decision to decline an application for parole. The applicant had argued that the decision was vitiated on the grounds that: it took into account irrelevant considerations; it failed to take into account relevant…
Fulmer v Thompson & Ors (No 2)  QSC 256
9-11-17 / Matthew Hickey — Contract, Corporations
Matthew Hickey appeared at trial for the successful plaintiff. Justice Henry's decision concerns the proper approach to the assessment of damages for breach of contract.
McQueen v Mount Isa Mines Ltd; CMA Assets Pty Ltd v Mount Isa Mines Ltd  QCA 259
3-11-17 / Michael Trim, John Baartz — Appellate, Building & Construction, Contract
An appeal from the decision of the Supreme Court dismissing an application to strike out various paragraphs of an amended statement of claim. Michael Trim (with S Couper QC) appeared for the appellants in 12902/16 and for the second and third respondents in 12910/16. John Baartz (with D Savage QC) appeared for the…