Ryan Nattrass

Higgins Chambers


Ryan predominantly practises in commercial litigation, insurance, and administrative and public law. Ryan maintains a broad practice but has particular experience in matters relating to judicial and merits review, professional liability (including civil claims, regulatory proceedings, and insurance coverage), and health (including inquests and inquiries). He has appeared both led and unled in most federal and state courts and tribunals.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Ryan practised for nine years as a solicitor in national firms in Australia and the United Kingdom, and also as a financial lines claims manager for one of the world’s largest insurance intermediaries. Ryan has a collaborative and pragmatic approach to litigation.

In addition to private work, Ryan is a member of LawRight and the Caxton Legal Centre. Ryan is also a sessional academic at the QUT Law School, where he tutors in torts, equity and trusts, evidence, and business regulation.
Areas of Practice
Administrative & Public Law, Commercial & Corporate Litigation, Competition & Consumer Law, Coronial Inquests & Commissions of Inquiry, Disciplinary Proceedings, Equity, Mental Health Law, Professional Liability Law, Regulatory Law, Tort Law, Work, Health & Safety Law
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