Laura Britton

Lawyer
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Laura Britton

Laura Britton

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Biography

Laura Britton is a dispute resolution lawyer based in Brisbane.

Laura's experience includes assisting with regulatory investigations, class/representative action proceedings and commercial ligation involving contractual and tortious disputes. Laura also has experience in a variety of construction matters, including licensing, Security of Payment and Tribunal disputes.

Laura enjoys collaborating to achieve client outcomes. 


Professional experience

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  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Bond University (2016)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Bond University (2016)
  • Bachelor of Finance (Commerce), Bond University (2016)
  • Supreme Court of Queensland 2017
  • High Court of Australia 2019

Litigation and dispute resolution

  • Qantas Airways Limited - acting in proceedings commenced against its facilities maintenance provider, Jones Lang LaSalle (and others) regarding the release of 33,000L of firefighting foam at Brisbane Airport. The claim is for ~$53 million.
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission - assisting with confidential investigations and advice.
  • Assisting with representing small businesses in disputes with consumers and suppliers.
  • Inquest into the death of a Manus Island detainee - assisting with representing an interested party.

Construction and engineering

  • Queensland Building and Construction Commission - carriage of numerous external review matters, including preparing submissions and advice and appearing in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Assisting with the preparation of a licensing dispute arising out of the changes to the Minimum Financial Requirements.
  • Assisting with contractual disputes relating to Security of Payment legislation.

Class/representative actions

  • Assisting with plaintiff's claim in the Queensland 2011 Floods Class Action, including assisting with a multi-million dollar sample group member loss assessment.
  • Assisting with preliminary investigations for the Woolworths Class Action which related to alleged breaches of continuous disclosure obligations and allegations of misleading or deceptive conduct.
  • Assisting with preparing evidence for the Montara Oil Spill Class Action, which related to the uncontrolled release of oil from the Montara Wellhead Platform located west of Darwin.
  • Queensland Law Society
  • English