Scott Seefeld

Admitted as a legal practitioner - 2008
Called to the bar - 2013

Contact details

Telephone: 07 3161 8860
Facsimile: 07 3236 2311
Mobile: 0424 309 566
Email: seefeld@qldbar.asn.au

Areas of practice

  • Building & construction

  • Commercial

  • Administrative law

  • Inquests and inquiries

  • Professional disciplinary matters

Biography

Scott acts for both private and public sector clients in a range of practice areas, including building & construction, professional disciplinary, administrative law, inquests and inquiries, and general commercial litigation.

As a solicitor, Scott worked in civil litigation roles at Minter Ellison, the Queensland Building Services Authority and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.  He was also associate to Justice Logan of the Federal Court of Australia.

Scott has a Bachelor of Laws degree awarded with First Class Honours and University Medal. His other qualifications include a Master of Business Administration, Master of Engineering Science and Bachelor of Science.

Prior to his legal career, Scott served for over ten years as an engineer officer in the Australian Army, including operational service in East Timor in 1999 and 2000.  Scott continues to serve in the Army Reserve.  He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College - Duntroon.

Select Cases

Commercial litigation

  • Tarangau Game Fishing Charters Pty Ltd v Eagle Yachts Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 306

  • Surrey v Sand & Surf Design Pty Ltd [2015] QCA 274

Building, certification and licencing

  • Vickers v QBCC [2019] QCA 66

  • Ezra Constructions Pty Ltd v QBCC [2019] QSC 47

  • Midson Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd v QBCC [2018] QSC 199

  • Gerhardt v QBCC [2016] QCA 136

Financial services and other regulatory

  • ASIC v Channic (No 4) [2016] FCA 1174

  • ASIC v Drake (No 2) [2016] FCA 1552

  • ASIC v Channic (No 5) [2017] FCA 363

  • ASIC v Sherwin [2015] FCA 1168

  • Australian Maritime Safety Authority v Globex Shipping S.A. [2018] FCA 1477

Inquests and health related 

  • Inquest into the death of Kathleen Simons (19/12/18)

  • Inquest into the death of Marcia Maynard (5/9/18)

  • Inquest into the death of Bernardus Smit (5/6/18)

  • Office of the Public Guardian v Department of Queensland Health, Office of the Chief Psychiatrist [2017] QSC 193