Leaders in Criminal Law & Employment Law Brisbane

Criminal Lawyers Brisbane

We are leaders in criminal law and professional misconduct law in Queensland.

At Gilshenan & Luton your case is in expert hands.

We’re independently named, year on year, one of the top tier criminal law firms in Queensland. 

Employment Lawyers Brisbane

Gilshenan & Luton offers professional legal services in all aspects of employment law.

Our employment law team recognises that industrial law is complex and at times overwhelming.

With this is mind, Gilshenan & Luton is passionate about providing you with timely and detailed professional advice in response to all of your employment law queries and concerns.

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Latest Articles

Charged with “being in charge of a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor or a drug”

What does it mean to be ‘in charge’ of a motor vehicle?

In this interesting drink driving case, the court found the defendant not guilty of driving under the influence where he was found asleep in the driver’s seat with the engine running.
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New casual employee definition inserted into the Fair Work Act

The impact of the casual employee definition for employers and employees

On 4 August 2021 the High Court finally delivered its decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato & Ors, bringing clarity to the meaning of ‘casual employee’.
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Strict new laws apply to Queensland drivers from 26 July 2021, relating to the use of mobile phones and seatbelts.

Higher penalties: mobile phone use and seatbelt laws in Queensland

As of 26 July 2021, even stricter laws apply to Queensland drivers relating to the use of mobile phones and seatbelts. The changes to the law include increased penalties and more enforcement of the rules.
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The role of guardians and attorneys in criminal law proceedings

The role of guardians and attorneys in criminal law proceedings

Important changes to the law surrounding guardians and attorneys were introduced in November 2020 which now expressly provides that a guardian or an attorney cannot enter a plea in a criminal proceeding on behalf of another individual.
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