Brad Shanahan


Brad is a Partner and Personal Injury Accredited Specialist.

Brad has a particular focus on:

  • mining and industrial accidents – above and below ground
  • motor vehicle and other accidents – on and off road
  • Workplace Health & Safety legislation and WorkCover Queensland legislation
  • alternative dispute resolution processes and mediation
  • Plaintiff rehabilitation needs and requirements and return to work programs
  • TPD claims
  • victim’s compensation
  • slip, trip and fall accidents
  • cane farming and cattle property injuries
  • industrial law and disputes


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist Personal Injuries Law – July 1998
  • Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellor
  • Queensland Law Society Approved Mediator

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Member of the Mackay District Law Association
  • Member of the North Queensland Law Association
  • Member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • Member of the American Association for Justice
  • Member of the Mackay North Rotary Club
  • President Mackay North Rotary Club 2015/2016
  • The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International – Paul Harris Fellow
  • Appointed to General Board of Directors – United Grand Lodge of Queensland commencing 1 July 2017
  • Appointed to the Board of Headspace Mackay

Admitted to Practice

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland – admitted 1991
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia – admitted 1991
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