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Leona Priest
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ADMISSIONS                                                                                                                   DEGREES AND ACCREDITATIONS

Admitted as a Barrister: 1985                                                                             1983 Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland

(Queensland)                                                                                                          1985 Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Queensland

                                                                                                                                  1987 Master of Law (Hons), Cambridge University

                                                                                                                                  1998 Nationally Accredited Mediator (Bar Association of Queensland)

  • Commercial
  • Contract
  • Insurance
  • Professional Negligence
  • Consumer Law
  • Equity
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution

Stephen has practised as a Barrister for more than 30 years. He has appeared in both the Queensland and Commonwealth jurisdictions in disputes involving diverse areas such as commercial law, insurance, real property, building and construction, and taxation. Stephen has represented clients in the Queensland Court of Appeal as both sole Counsel and Junior Counsel and in the High Court and the Full Federal Court as Junior Counsel.

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Peter has been in continual private practice at the Queensland Bar for over 30 years.
He has wide-ranging experience in commercial law, insurance matters, professional negligence, equity, and alternative dispute resolution.
Peter appears in trials, applications and appeals in the Supreme and District Courts of Queensland, as well as in the Federal Court of Australia.
Peter is also a Nationally Accredited Mediator (in accordance with the Australian National Mediation Accreditation System). He has been an approved mediator for both the Supreme and District Courts of Queensland since 1998, having previously completed a mediation skills training course at the Queensland University of Technology.
Peter has conducted over 500 mediations as mediator covering a wide range of disputes. He also regularly appears for parties in mediations.
Peter has been recognised in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a leading insurance barrister.