P: (07) 3210 6115
M: 0421 588 436
E: [email protected]
Leona Priest
P: (07) 3236 4083
E: [email protected]



Succession, Equity, Trusts and Estoppels
Judicial Review and Merits Review
Commercial Law
Corporations Law
Employment (including all Fair Work Commission and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission matters)
Professional & Occupational Investigations and Disciplinary Matters


Ryan Haddrick was called to the Queensland Bar in 2010. Combining a traditional Chancery practice with administrative and employment law, Mr Haddrick advises on, and undertakes mediations, trials and appellate work in, succession, equity, trusts, commercial, corporations, administrative and employment law matters.

Specifically, Mr Haddrick advises and represents clients in relation to probate matters, including challenges to the interpretation, validity or rectification of wills, executor and administrator’s duties, intestacy, statutory wills, and family provision applications.

In the area of equity and trusts, Mr Haddrick represents clients in disputes relating to fiduciary obligations, trustee obligations, the availability of estoppels, and the application of equitable grounds to set aside Binding Financial Agreements (under the Family Law Act 1975).

In employment law, Mr Haddrick represents clients across the full range of employment matters in courts and industrial tribunals, including in unfair dismissal applications, general protections or adverse action claims, underpayment and entitlements claims, and in anti-discrimination matters. He also represents clients in professional disciplinary matters, and in relation to public and private sector employment matters.

Mr Haddrick also appears in inquiries, inquests and applications for judicial review.

In 2012-13, Mr Haddrick was counsel assisting the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry. He also represented a party in the Queensland Health Payroll System Commission of Inquiry in 2013.

Mr Haddrick has a doctorate in law from the University of Queensland, and holds an adjunct associate professorial appointment at another university. Mr Haddrick has previously taught employment and industrial law, constitutional law and criminal law at three different universities. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Workplace Review.