Matthew Williams

Areas of practice

General Commercial (inc contract, restitution, misleading conduct)

Common law

Corporations and Insolvency

Real property

Equity and Trusts

Estates and Succession

Industrial and Employment

Trade Practices and Competition



Phone: 07 3218 0644
Fax: 07 3218 0699

Matthew Williams was called to the Bar in early 2013. 

Matthew practises principally in general civil and commercial law and industrial and employment law.  He appears regularly in the Supreme and District Courts of Queensland and the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court.  He also appears in the Industrial Relations Commission and Fair Work Commission in relation to all aspects of industrial and employment law. 

He is experienced in the management of a broad range of litigation, having acted as Counsel in relation to complex misleading or deceptive conduct claims, breach of contract claims, franchising disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings, claims of professional negligence and employment law claims. 

Matthew is a member of the Bar Association’s General Litigation Committee, and teaches Civil Procedure at the Queensland University of Technology, where he is a Sessional Academic in Law.  He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland. 

Matthew regularly speaks at conferences and publishes papers in his areas of practice, is a contributing author to the Thomson Reuters publication ‘Queensland Civil Practice’ and has authored material in civil procedure for legal publisher Lexis Nexis Australia.