Get To Know Gibbs Wright,
Your Litigation Law Firm

We are an exclusive litigation firm that understands that you don’t want to be involved in litigation but sometimes you’re in the fight whether you like it or not. The driving force behind our organisation is our desire to help you win the fight, and get back to business.


Expert litigators, ready to fight for you.

Spencer Wright

Litigation Director

Spencer leads the strategic operations at Gibbs Wright, with a wealth of knowledge on Queensland law and business operations.

Melany Dowse

Special Counsel

Melany represents a range of clients from individuals and small businesses to body corporates and insolvency practitioners.

Emma Bettridge

Special Counsel

Emma is an experienced commercial litigator with a proven track record of success in complex commercial disputes. With a wealth of experience obtained in both boutique and tier one firms, Emma is dedicated to providing her clients with practical and solutions-oriented advice.

David Thomas

Senior Litigation Solicitor
Prior to becoming a lawyer, David was a construction electrician in the mining and oil and gas industries working on some of the largest projects in Australia.

Mitchell Caldwell

Senior Litigation Solicitor

Mitchell provides practical, accurate and timely advice and unique solutions to assist corporate clients, small businesses and individuals across a range of areas including property, contract, and construction disputes.

John Clemente

Litigation Solicitor

John’s commitment to his clients is unparalleled. He is deeply perceptive, ensuring that every client receives personalised and effective counsel.

Jannah Riley

Litigation Solicitor

Jannah is the newest member of the team with keen eye for litigation and a passion for client success.

Georgina Rigg

Litigation Solicitor

Georgina has a keen interest in all areas of commercial litigation and disputes, particularly in the building and construction space.

Team Member

Melissa Demir


Melissa has a keen interest in contracts, data and privacy protection, corporate and property law. Whether you are phoning in to Gibbs Wright Litigation Lawyers or attending our offices in person, expect a warm and enthusiastic reception from Melissa who will assist with any questions or problems you may have.


Emily Short

Finance Officer

Emily has dedicated her career in this field having broad experience across full function accounting.  Emily’s experience includes reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and financial reporting.

Kylie Watherston

Receptionist/Legal Secretary
Kylie has spent the majority of her career working in law firms and takes pride in delivering high levels of customer service to clients of GWLL.

Hear it from our satisfied clients

Message from the Litigation Director

At Gibbs Wright, we practise exclusively in litigation and dispute resolution, and when you are a client, we want you to feel confident that you will receive unparalleled service and dedication for your dispute.

Whether you are an individual or one of Queensland’s largest companies, your case deserves the same level of attention and dedication — and that is what we strive to provide to each and every client.

Spencer Wright

Litigation Director & Founder


Your victory is our success

Winning a judgement involves more than just a result, it involves the right result. We take the time to understand your case, your situation and your needs, because a positive result for you is how we measure our success.


A clear path to your dispute

Litigation or the threat of litigation can be daunting for anyone, regardless of whether you are looking to make a claim or defend a claim.

At Gibbs Wright, we offer clear and consistent communication, so that the strategy needed to achieve a result makes sense to you.

Explore your legal options with Gibbs Wright Litigation Lawyers - Brisbane’s Leading Litigation Firm.

Our expert litigators will let you know where you stand and give you legal guidance.