Eric joined Gilshenan and Luton in 2023 as a Senior Associate. Following his admission in 2011, he worked as a Judge's Associate, followed by several years in criminal defence.
Eric has extensive courtroom experience, having successfully represented clients across an array of matters in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts, in matters including:
In 2018, Eric gained Specialist Accreditation in Criminal Law through the Queensland Law Society.
Eric expanded his criminal defence practise to include work health and safety (WHS) law in roles at national and top-tier commercial firms. These roles involved both front-end advice and defending WHS prosecutions. Eric advised clients, including government departments and publicly listed companies, regarding exposure to WHS risks, compliance and officers' duties.
Eric has significant experience defending clients charged with WHS offences in Queensland and New South Wales, ranging from workers through to ASX100-listed companies.
Eric is married to Anna and they have two sons. Eric's interests include gardening, rugby union, colonial history and ice hockey.