Luke Borgert | Senior Lawyer

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Luke Borgert | Senior Lawyer

Luke is a Senior Lawyer at Corney & Lind Lawyers. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2019 after graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the University of Queensland and obtaining a Graduate Diploma from the College of Law.

Luke has always had a genuine passion for people and community. He understands that the legal system can be a precarious and difficult arena for those outside law and so he is passionate about guiding clients through the legal process to a ‘fresh start’ on the other side.

He works in a variety of areas of law including:

Compensation law:

  • motor vehicle accident CTP claims
  • workcover common law claims
  • PIPA claims
  • PIPA (medical negligence) claims

Criminal defence & traffic law:

  • serious indictable offences before the District Court of Queensland
  • indictable and simple offences before the Magistrates Court of Queensland
  • Youth Justice matters before the Brisbane Children’s Court and Children’s Court of Queensland
  • applications for special hardship orders and work licences.

Commercial litigation & debt recovery:

  • representation (including to trial) in commercial litigation disputes before the District Court of Queensland;
  • debt recovery and enforcement proceedings;
  • trademark advice;

Employment law:

  • representation within the Fair Work Commission for both employers and employees
  • employment contract advice;

Schools & Education:

  • school policy advice including workplace health & safety and anti-discrimination law;

Luke ran a complex two-day trial in the District Court of Queensland and obtained a successful outcome. Read the decision here.

Luke has enjoyed serving in a variety of ministries, having regularly volunteered with Lutheran Youth of Queensland (LYQ) and Red Frogs Australia. He has previously volunteered with the Homeless Persons Legal Clinic (HPLC).

Luke is presently on College Council at Redeemer Lutheran College, Rochedale.

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