Meet Melany Dowse

Special Counsel

Melany Dowse

Melany has practised predominately in the areas of building and construction, commercial litigation and dispute resolution.  Melany has extensive experience in conducting complex construction disputes, large-scale contractual, negligence and insolvency matters as well as trade practices matters including misleading and deceptive conduct.

Melany represents a broad range of clients from the individual and small businesses to bodies corporate, insolvency practitioners and corporate entities.  She has extensive experience in all Queensland tribunals and Courts but particularly the Supreme and District Courts of Queensland.  Melany also has experience in mediating commercial outcomes for clients where possible.

Qualifications, memberships and recognition

MQLS – Member of the Queensland Law Society
LLB – Bachelor of Laws
GDLP(Hons) – Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (with honours)
BAIR– Bachelor of Arts (International Relations)
Admitted – Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland
Admitted – High Court of Australia


Melany holds the ability to practice law in the:

  1. Federal Courts (including the High Court)
  2. Queensland Courts
  3. New South Wales Courts
  4. South Australian Courts
  5. Victorian Courts
  6. Western Australian Courts
  7. Australian Capital Territory Courts


If you are from the Northern Territory or Tasmania please contact us to see if we can help through the Federal Court jurisdiction.


  • Construction
  • Commercial
  • Contract
  • Professional Negligence
  • Urgent Court Applications

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