Emma Coburn


Emma is a Partner in the commercial and property team and has over 14 years experience both in private practice, and as in-house legal counsel for a substantial public company group and the Mackay Regional Council.

Emma has a particular focus on:

  • mining law
  • drafting and advising on commercial contracts
  • commercial acquisitions and commercial and retail leasing
  • company, trust and partnership law
  • advising and negotiating construction contracts and pre-tender considerations
  • local government procurement and contracting
  • Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (“PPSA”)
  • businesses – advising on the correct structure when starting a business, buying and selling
  • acting for landowners and business owners subject to compulsory acquisitions
  • retirement villages – advising and acting on behalf of both operators and residents


  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Justice of the Peace (Qualified)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Member of the Mackay District Law Association
  • Member of the North Queensland Law Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
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