Charles Matthews

Charles Matthews

Contact Details

Telephone 07 3003 0327
Mobile 0408 584 424
Email
Personal Assistant Email

Admission Dates

Supreme Court of Queensland, 2013
High Court of Australia, 2015

Principal Areas of Practice

Commercial
Common Law/Insurance
Building and Construction
Property
Wills and Estates
Family Law

Professional Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (QUT)
Grad Dip Legal Practice (College of Law)

Biography

Prior to his call to the bar in 2016, Charles was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland practicing in commercial, construction and insurance/personal injury law matters. Charles’ practice has expanded since his call to the bar and now includes the following areas: building and construction, employment, wills & estates, personal injury, commercial and consumer litigation, property disputes, tort, and family disputes. During his short time at the bar, Charles has appeared (both alone and as junior counsel) at trial and in applications in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts of Queensland as well as in the Federal jurisdictions.Charles is fourth generation of the Matthews family to be called to the bar in Queensland after his father, Tim Matthews QC, before him and his grandfather, the late Honourable RH Matthews QC (Supreme Court Judge, 1967-1989) before him and his great grandfather, the late Honourable BH Matthews (Supreme Court Judge, 1945-1961) before him. Charles has many interests outside of law, including cricket, maintaining his voluntary position as Secretary of the QUT Cricket Club, music composition and fishing.

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Charles Matthews