AREAS OF PRACTICE AS BARRISTER IN BRISBANE

  • Banking & Securities
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Commercial
  • Competition & Consumer Law (Trade Practices)
  • Contract
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Fertility Law
  • Intellectual Property & Franchising
  • Mediation
  • Property
  • Superannuation
  • Trusts & Managed Investment Schemes

Specific Experience

Australian Consumer Law • Banking & Finance • Bankruptcy & Insolvency  • Clubs & Associations  Commercial leases  •  Confidential information and customer databases  • Construction & Engineering  • Consumer/Fair Trading & Product Liability  • Contracts  • Director’s duties • Distribution and wholesale agreements • Executive compensation • Family law • Fertility law/names on birth certificates • Financial advisers and accountants • Former employees • Franchising • Insurance • Intellectual Property • Internet and software distribution •  Licence agreements • Liquidations and receiverships • Media • Medical Negligence • Medical practices and specialists • Mergers and acquisitions • Partnership disputes • Privacy law • Professional Negligence • Property, real estate and conveyancing • Put and call options • Resources, Energy & Mining • Restraint of trade and non-competition clauses • Retail shop leases • Retirement Villages • Same sex-relationships • Securities and investment advisor issues • Shareholder disputes •  Share option plans •  Small business • Sports law • Superannuation •  Third line forcing and anti-competitive conduct • Trademarks, patents • Trade Practices  •  Trusts and Trustee’s duties • Wills, Estates & Succession

Legislation

Janelle has a working knowledge of Queensland and Commonwealth legislation, including:

  • Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
  • Property Law Act 1974 (Qld)
  • Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth)
  • Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Qld)
  • Partnership Act 1891 (Qld)
  • Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld)
  • Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld)
  • Queensland Building & Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld)
  • Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld)
  • Trusts Act 1973 (Qld)
  • Mineral Resources Act 1989 (Qld)
  • Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (Australian Consumer Law)
  • Trade Practices (Industry Codes – Franchising) Regulations 1998 (Franchising Code of Conduct)
  • Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993 (Cth) (Complaints Act)
  • Surrogacy Act 2010 (Qld)
  • Status of Children Act 1978
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003
  • Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld)
  • Succession Act 1891 (Qld)
  • Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 (Qld)
  • Powers of Attorney Act 1998 (Qld)