Rob Anderson QC


D   07 3236 3232
M   0415 336 699
E  r.anderson@qldbar.asn.au

Year of election to the Bar:
1999
Appointment to Senior Counsel:
2015

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Areas of practice

CIVIL

Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Bankruptcy
Building and construction
Competition
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporate insolvency
Corporations law
Equity
Insurance
Intellectual property
International commercial arbitration
Mining and resources
Partnership disputes
Telecommunications an broadcasting

Defamation

Torts
Appellate
Professional negligence

PUBLIC

Public and administrative
Judicial review and administrative law
Privacy/freedom of information

Profile

Rob is an experienced and versatile trial and appellate advocate. He provides advice in relation to a wide range of commercial matters, with defamation, insurance and professional negligence, property law, land valuation and compulsory acquisition, and insolvency as areas of particular focus.

His expertise in defamation law and associated areas of media law extends from pre-publication advice to litigation, and includes experience in applications concerning urgent injunctive relief, suppression orders, the operation of the Shield Laws, the implied Constitutional freedom of speech, trials (including before a jury) and appeals. He acts for plaintiffs and defendants (often media defendants) and frequently appears in proceedings in New South Wales and Western Australia, as well as in Queensland.

Further, Rob has acted for sports governing bodies, athletes, clubs and other entities in a wide range of sports related matters, including relating to funding, governance, media concerns, other commercial matters and disciplinary issues.

He has appeared in the High Court and in the trial and appellate divisions of the Federal Court and the Supreme Courts of Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria.

In addition to his busy litigation practice, Rob is an experienced mediator. He has mediated a wide range of commercial disputes.

Rob also has Chambers at Level Twenty Seven in Brisbane.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 1999

Qualifications: LLB, B Sc (Arch)

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation