Gareth’s principle areas of legal expertise, are in the building and construction law area. Included in this area are matters involving professional negligence (involving architects and engineers), and matters involving mining or engineering disputes more generally.
Gareth is also briefed in matters involving professional negligence on the part of solicitors, on behalf of Lexon Insurance.
He works generally in the area of commercial litigation, including disputes over contractual issues and other commercial disputes.
Gareth’s briefers include a number of the largest law firms operating in Australia. Gareth especially enjoys court appearance work in his areas of expertise. He is also briefed to attend mediations, and appears in arbitrations.
Gareth has been consistently featured in Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Queen’s Counsel in the area of Construction, most recently:
- 2019 – Leading Construction and Infrastructure Senior Counsel – Australia (recommended)
- 2020 – Leading Construction and Infrastructure Senior Counsel – Queensland (leading)
He has also been featured in Chambers & Partners in the area of Construction & Infrastructure, Australia.
Gareth has practised as a barrister in Brisbane since 1998.