MATT FORBES

 

CONTACT

P: (07) 3211 5870
M: 0424 400 467
E: mforbes@qldbar.asn.au

CHAMBERS ADMINISTRATOR
Leona Priest
P: (07) 3236 4083
E: level17sec@hampsonchambers.com.au

 

QUALIFICATIONS
ADMISSION DEGREES AND ACCREDITATIONS
Solicitor: 2005 LLB Queensland University of Technology
Barrister: 2016

 

BIOGRAPHY

Prior to commencing practice as a barrister in 2016, Matt practised as a solicitor and was a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in personal injuries law and was awarded the Highest Achiever Award for the 2011 accreditation program. His practice is spread across all areas of personal injuries litigation, medical negligence, TPD and income protection, regulatory reviews, coronial inquests, and merits reviews. 

PRACTICE AREAS
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial
  • Comcare
  • Contract
  • Equity
  • Insurance
  • Inquests, Commission of Inquiry and Statutory Tribunals
  • Judicial Review
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Tort
  • Workers Compensation
CASES
  • A Top Class Turf Pty Ltd v Parfitt [2019] 1 Qd R 390
  • Sarkaria v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2019] ICQ 1
  • Ritson and Comcare (Compensation) [2019] AATA 154
  • De Rooy v Opal Bay Pty Ltd, unreported, District Court of Qld, 21 June 2019
  • Walters v Roche & Anor [2020] QSC 319
  • Bonilla v Bonilla & Anor [2020] QDC 339
  • Allen v O’Donnell & Anor [2021] QSC 63