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Doug Green

Fax +61.7.3233.0900
Mr. Green is a lawyer in the commercial litigation and disputes practice group. He advises clients in relation to a wide range of disputes, including contractual, employment, tortious and regulatory matters. Mr. Green also advises medical professionals in civil and regulatory proceedings.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Green worked at a boutique law firm specialising in intellectual property and technology law. He advised clients in relation to consumer, employment, intellectual property and shareholder disputes.

Prior to being admitted as a lawyer, Mr. Green clerked at prominent international and national top-tier and mid-tier firms working on litigious, insurance, family and commercial property related matters.

Professional/Civic Activities

Member of the Queensland Law Society
Complex Litigation
  • Assisting medical professionals defend and respond to allegations of medical negligence, including matters in the Supreme and District Courts of Queensland.
  • Assisting medical professionals defend and respond to regulatory prosecutions, including matters involving the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, the Office of the Health Ombudsman and the Department of Health.
  • Advising clients in relation to breaches of employment and contractual relationships, including advising clients on matters such as termination without notice and restraint of trade provisions.
  • Advising an institution in relation to allegations of historical sexual abuse, including matters in the Supreme Courts of Queensland and New South Wales.
Experience Prior to K&L Gates
  • Assisting a client defend allegations of infringement of multiple patents and registered designs in the Federal Court of Australia relating to fresh produce packaging.
  • Assisting a client defend allegations of infringement of a patent in the Federal Court of Australia in relation of road safety products.
  • Assisting a client obtain an urgent injunction prohibiting a business from conducting courses in competition with the client.
  • Assisting clients commence and defend allegations of breach of contract and breach of directors duties.
  • Advising clients on protecting and defending their intellectual property, including patents, trade marks and copyright, including enforcing rights of exclusive use against infringers.
  • Advising clients on preparing shareholder agreements and disputes between shareholders.
  • Advising clients on disputes arising from commercial contracts, employment contracts and contracts for services.