Provided by Damian Clothier KC
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.
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
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."