Skip to content
Asia-Pacific Guide 2022

Ranked in 1 Practice Areas
Ranked in Guides

About

Provided by Damian Clothier KC

Practice Areas

Damian’s practice encompasses an impressive breadth of commercial law with emphasis on commercial litigation and advisory work in the fields of resources, building and construction, corporations, insurance, insolvency, property and professional negligence.

Damian is a senior counsel of choice for many of Australia’s major law firms and corporations. Clients praise his outstanding ability to navigate complex disputes as well as his skillful advocacy.

Career

2013 Appointed Queen's Counsel

2011 Appointed Senior Counsel

1996-present Practising Barrister

1996 Admitted, Barrister of the High Court of Australia

1995 Admitted, Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland

1994-1995 Associate to the Honourable Mr Justice Lee, Supreme Court of Queensland

1991-1995 Part-Time Tutor, Queensland University of Technology

1993 Research Assistant, the Honourable Mr Justice Spender and the Honourable Mr Justice Drummond, Federal Court of Australia

1993 Admitted, Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

1992 Associate to the Honourable JM Macrossan, Chief Justice of Queensland

1991 Article Clerk, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Solicitors

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers

Asia-Pacific

Dispute Resolution: The Bar - Australia
2
Band 2

Damian Clothier KC manages a varied and versatile caseload which often includes matters involving the resources sector or those with environmental, insolvency or professional negligence angles. Regularly identified by sources as "one of the leading silks at the Queensland Bar," he is summed up by one as "unbelievably smart and diligent, clever and outstanding in court and good for anything complex commercial, or resources or infrastructure-related."

Discover other Barristers at
Level Twenty Seven Chambers

Provided by Chambers
Filter by
Band

Silks (KC)

Australia

Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar

Shane Doyle KC
1
Shane Doyle KC
1
Band 1
Dispute Resolution: The Bar

Shane Doyle KC
1
Shane Doyle KC
1
Band 1
Damian Clothier KC
2
Damian Clothier KC
2
Band 2
Restructuring/Insolvency: The Bar

Paul McQuade KC
1
Paul McQuade KC
1
Band 1
Shane Doyle KC
1
Shane Doyle KC
1
Band 1
Tax: The Bar

2
Mark Robertson KC
2
Band 2

Juniors

Australia

Construction & Infrastructure: The Bar

Michael Trim
1
Michael Trim
1
Band 1
Claire Schneider
2
Claire Schneider
2
Band 2
Dispute Resolution: The Bar

Stewart Webster
2
Stewart Webster
2
Band 2
Michael May
3
Michael May
3
Band 3