Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law

Expertise

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Strategic Advice and Risk Management

Court Representation and Advocacy

Business Law

Commercial Disputes

Civil Disputes

Police, Misconduct and Regulatory Prosecution Matters

Personal Assistant:

Charlotte Fitzgerald, LLB BA

Chris Barron
Senior Associate

lawyers weekly pro bono lawyer finalist

Professional
Chris is a Senior Associate of Collas Moro Ross practising predominantly in Court Work, Litigation and Commercial law.

He is experienced in representation and dispute resolution as a solicitor advocate, and regularly appears for clients in matters across various Courts and Tribunals.

Chris brings broad legal experience obtained across a range of positions in the public sector and private practice and strives to meet his client’s expectations to offer no-nonsense, practical and commercial solutions when they come to him with their disputes or other legal issues.

Chris is also involved in the firm’s proud history of offering pro bono legal services in the local community, and acts as the honorary solicitor for numerous community organisations. In 2020 he was recognised for his work in the bro bono space, as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 (Pro Bono category)

Education

Chris holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law.

Chris is also currently admitted to candidature in the Master of Laws LLM (Applied Law) majoring in commercial litigation with the College of Law, with the goal of eventually becoming an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation.

Professional Affiliations

Solicitor- Supreme Court of Queensland
Solicitor- High Court of Australia.
Member- Queensland Law Society.

Community Involvement and Pro Bono

Chris is heavily involved in the local commerce and legal communities, and holds the following memberships in community organisations:
Management Committee Member – My Community Legal (formerly Robina Legal Centre)

Management Committee Member- HUB Community Projects (formerly South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre)
Volunteer Solicitor- Gold Coast Community Legal Centre
Volunteer Solicitor- My Community Legal (formerly Robina Community Legal Centre)
Vice President and Lifesaver- Mermaid Beach SLSC
Member- Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce
Member- Churchie Old Boys Association

Personal

Outside legal practice Chris has an interest in politics, news and international affairs and enjoys travelling, spicy food, rugby union and horseracing.