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Senior Associate

Luke Borgert

(Brisbane based)

Luke is a Senior Associate 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.

Areas of Expertise

Compensation law
Criminal defence & traffic law
Commercial litigation & debt recovery
Employment law
Schools & education:
  • motor vehicle accident CTP claims
  • workcover common law claims
  • PIPA claims (including medical negligence and historical child abuse)
  • representation and advice for serious, indictable and simple offences
  • Youth Justice matters before the Brisbane Children’s Court and Children’s Court of Queensland
  • applications for special hardship orders and work licences.
  • representation (including to trial) in commercial litigation disputes
  • debt recovery and enforcement proceedings;
  • trademark advice.
  • representation within the Fair Work Commission
  • employment contract advice.

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 was also successful in applying to the Supreme Court of Queensland to allow his client the privilege of being able to drive. 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 serves on College Council at Redeemer Lutheran College, Rochedale, and is a member of the State Advisory Council for Prison Fellowship Australia – Queensland.