Doug Freeburn

Higgins Chambers


Douglas is a barrister specialising in the areas of administrative and public law, regulatory law, employment and industrial law, health law, constitutional law, and discrimination law.

Prior to his call to the bar in 2022, Douglas gained broad experience in both private and government practice. He spent three years working as a solicitor at Clayton Utz in the Public Sector Group. Douglas also practised in the United Kingdom with the Government Legal Department, and at Crown Law Queensland in the Public Sector Branch.

Douglas has been involved in a diverse range of litigation matters in both Federal and State Courts and Tribunals and has provided complex advice for public and private sector clients in a number of areas including judicial review, merits review, contract disputes, procurement, constitutional law, negligence, health practitioner regulation, migration law, and industrial/employment disputes.
Areas of Practice
Adminstrative Law, Public Law, Regulatory Law, Employment Law, Industrial Law, Health Law, Constitutional Law, Discrimination Law
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