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Dr Ryan Haddrick, Brisbane Barrister, portrait
Ryan Haddrick

Ryan Haddrick was called to the Queensland Bar in 2010.


Practising in the chancery areas (succession, equity, trusts, guardianship & administration) along with administrative and employment law, Mr Haddrick advises clients, and undertakes mediations, trial and appellate work.


Specifically, Mr Haddrick advises and represents clients in relation to:


  • grants of probate, and letters of administration;

  • executor’s and administrator’s duties, powers and liabilities;

  • intestacy, and the interpretation, validity and rectification of wills;

  • family provision applications;

  • judicial advice in respect of trusts;

  • the obligations of trustees, and other fiduciaries;

  • the availability of reliance-based estoppels; and

  • property proceedings under the Family Law Act 1975 involving equitable principles.


In employment law, Mr Haddrick represents clients across the full range of employment matters in Federal and State courts and industrial tribunals, including in unfair dismissal applications, general protections or adverse action claims, underpayment and entitlements claims, and in anti-discrimination matters. He also represents clients in professional disciplinary matters, and in relation to public and private sector employment matters.


Mr Haddrick also appears in inquiries, inquests and applications for judicial review.


In 2012-13, Mr Haddrick was counsel assisting the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry, and in 2013 he appeared for a senior public servant in the Queensland Health Payroll System Commission of Inquiry.


Mr Haddrick has a doctorate (in law) from the University of Queensland, and holds an adjunct associate professorial appointment at another university. Mr Haddrick has previously taught employment and industrial law, constitutional law and criminal law at three different universities.

Areas of Practice:


  • Succession, Equity, Trusts and Estoppels

  • Judicial Review and Merits Review

  • Appellate

  • Commercial Law

  • Corporations Law

  • Employment (including all Fair Work Commission and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission matters)

  • Professional & Occupational Investigations and Disciplinary Matters


Professional Profile:


From 1 January 2024:

Cedric Hampson Chambers

Level 17, Inns of Court

107 North Quay

Brisbane, Qld, 4000


T: +61 7 3210 6115

M: 0421 588 436



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