Administrative Lawyers Brisbane

If you find yourself facing an investigation or you are in a dispute with an Australian government agency or regulatory body, don’t hesitate to contact us. We can help you navigate these legal challenges, protect your rights, and achieve a favourable outcome for you.

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Do you need an administrative dispute lawyer?

If you face legal challenges involving government agencies, regulatory bodies, or administrative decisions in Australia, don’t try to deal with these matters alone, get in touch with our administrative lawyers today. 

We specialise in navigating the complexities of administrative law and we can help you in various situations. For instance, if you believe a government decision is unfair or incorrect, whether it’s related to licensing, permits, or employment, we can help you appeal and protect your rights. 

We can also help you in cases involving professional licensing disputes, matters related to education institutions or working with children clearances (Blue card), and more. 

We’ll ensure you have proper legal guidance and expert representation to achieve a favourable outcome. Book a consultation with our litigation lawyers today!

Administrative Disputes We Can Resolve

We work with individuals who have legal matters concerning government agencies, regulatory bodies, and administrative processes. Specifically, we can help you with:

How to get started

Litigation can be complex and daunting, but we’ll make the process easier for you. Book a complimentary call today.

1

Tell us your
legal matter

Speak to one of our litigation lawyers via phone for free and provide the necessary details and documents so we can better understand your situation.
2

We’ll let you know
where you stand

If we think that you have a good argument, we’ll devise a strategy for you on how we will take on your matter, and give you legal guidance and a fee estimate. All for free.
3

You Decide

It’s ultimately your decision whether to hire us or not based on the strategy and fee estimate we gave you. There’s no obligation and no pressure to proceed.
1

Tell us your legal matter

Speak to one of our litigation lawyers via phone for free and provide the necessary details and documents so we can better understand your situation.
2

We’ll let you know where you stand

If we think that you have a good argument, we’ll devise a strategy for you on how we will take on your matter, and give you legal guidance and a fee estimate. All for free.
3

You Decide

It’s ultimately your decision whether to hire us or not based on the strategy and fee estimate we gave you. There’s no obligation and no pressure to proceed.

Why Gibbs Wright

Our team of litigation lawyers are committed to protecting your rights and getting the best possible outcome for your situation.

What we do is very simple: we sue people, defend people when they get sued and negotiate resolutions to disputes to prevent proceedings from commencing. It’s the only thing we do and we do it really well.

Having done this for many years, we know the law and the legal processes like the back of our hands. But more importantly, we know how to win. No matter the industry you’re in or how complex your situation is.
When we take on your legal matter, you know that our team of expert litigation lawyers will fight for you not just for the sake of it. We will fight relentlessly so you can get back to business as soon as possible.  

Hear it from our satisfied clients

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.

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. Mitchell works closely with all the team members of the firm to ensure that Gibbs Wright delivers first-class legal service, advice and representation.

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

Litigation Solicitor
David has practised predominantly in the areas of building and construction, commercial litigation and dispute resolution. 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.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why was my Blue Card application denied or revoked?

    Blue Card applications can be denied or revoked for various reasons, such as criminal convictions, pending charges, or concerns about an applicant’s suitability to work with children. We can review your specific case to understand the reason for the decision.

  • What documents and evidence do I need for a Blue Card appeal?

    The specific documents and evidence required depend on your circumstances and the reasons for the denial or revocation. Typically, you’ll need to provide character references, criminal history checks, and any other relevant documentation. We can help you gather and prepare these pieces of evidence.

  • Can I continue working with children while my appeal is pending?

    In some cases, you may be able to work with children while your appeal is pending, but it depends on the circumstances and the decision of the relevant authority.

  • Can I appeal CASA's decisions, and how does the appeals process work?

    Yes, you can appeal CASA’s decisions. The appeals process involves submitting an application for review, presenting evidence, and participating in hearings. We can guide you through this process, represent you, and help build a strong case.

  • What evidence do I need to support my case in a CASA dispute?

    The evidence you’ll need depends on the specifics of your case. It may include flight records, maintenance logs, witness statements, and expert opinions. We’ll help you identify and gather the necessary evidence to strengthen your case.

  • How long does it take to resolve a CASA dispute?

    The timeline for resolving CASA disputes can vary widely, depending on factors like the complexity of your case and CASA’s workload.

  • Can I continue operating my aviation business while a CASA dispute is ongoing?

    Whether you can continue operating during a dispute depends on the nature of the regulatory action taken by CASA. In some cases, you may be allowed to operate under specific conditions.

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.