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Rebecca Treston QC

Areas of Practice

Equity & Trusts
Estates & Succession
General commercial (Inc contract, restitution, misleading conduct) 
Insurance
Professional Negligence
Regulatory Disputes (Inc Health, Law, Mining, OH&S)
Common law 

Contact
Phone: 07 3218 0688
Mobile: 0414 855 424
Fax: 07 32180699

Email: treston@callinanchambers.com

 


Rebecca graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 1989.  She worked between 1989 and 1996 at Quinlan Miller and Treston Solicitors where she specialised in insurance litigation.  Rebecca was called to the Bar in February 1996 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2013. 

Rebecca’s specialized areas of practice include Wills, Estates and Trusts, Insurance, Common Law and Statutory Liability. Rebecca also has a particular interest in professional indemnity, medico-legal and regulatory matters.

Over the years, Rebecca has been a member of the Bar Council of Queensland, and sat on numerous subcommittees for the Bar Association of Queensland.  

Rebecca has acted as a mediator in many matters, predominantly estate, insurance and commercial disputes.

Between 2007 and 2010, and again in 2013, Rebecca held a position as a part time member of the Queensland Law Reform Commission, being involved in reports including Administration of Estate of Deceased Persons: Report of the National Committee for Uniform Succession Laws to the Standing Committee of Attorneys General [2008] QLRC 64:  A Review of the Excuse of Accident and the Defence of Provocation [2009] QLRC 65; A Review of Jury Directions [2009] QLRC 66; A Review of Queensland’s Guardianship Laws [2010] QLRC 67; A Review of the Trusts Act 1973 [2013] QLRC 71.

Rebecca has been a member of a number of school boards, both primary and secondary, and became a member of the Board of the National Heart Foundation (Queensland) in 2013.