Shane Roberts

Partner | Brisbane Office
+61 7 3235 0103 | +61 407 301 110
[email protected]

With over 20 years of litigation experience, Shane heads up the commercial dispute resolution and insolvency team in Queensland. Shane specialises in matters relating to bodies corporate, with particular experience in debt recovery proceedings for the recovery of levies.

He has acted in many disputes and commercial litigation matters involving:

  • franchise disputes;
  • professional negligence matters, including matters for stockbrokers, financial advisers and valuers;
  • building and construction claims;
  • insolvency administrations, and
  • advising directors regarding directors' duties under the Corporations Act and ASIC's associated powers and functions.

Shane practices in the Federal, Federal Magistrates Courts and all Queensland Court jurisdictions including, Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts and QCAT and regularly participates in Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures including mediation, case appraisal and arbitration. 

[fa icon="chevron-down"] Approach

Shane manages an experienced and responsive team. They are driven to secure commercial outcomes with a service that is both cost effective and timely.

When resolving disputes for my clients Shane favours exploring alternative solutions - such as mediation, resorting to litigation only as a final resort. 

As many of his clients are national entities, Shane works closely with his fellow partners in Sydney and Melbourne. 

[fa icon="chevron-down"] Areas of Expertise

Commercial Disputes; Trade Credit; Equipment Finance; Insolvency; Building and Construction Disputes. 

[fa icon="chevron-down"] Professional Memberships

Queensland Law Society; INSOL International; Law Council of Australia, Insolvency Sub Committee.