Brendan McGrath Brendan McGrath

Brendan McGrath

Special Counsel Commercial | Brisbane
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Brendan is a trusted Special Counsel in the firm’s commercial team. He is known for his ability to understand the needs of his clients and provide practical and tailored legal and commercial advice.

Over his 10 years at the firm, Brendan has provided advice to a wide range of corporate, government and private clients. He assists his clients in Australia, as well as overseas.

Brendan’s expertise and broad experience enables him to understand the challenges of businesses of all sizes, and facilitate multi-faceted approaches and outcomes for clients in an efficient and straightforward manner.


Solutions, like problems are often unique; the only way to achieve the right one is by understanding the unique needs of each client.

Brendan's Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Brendan's Expertise

  • Commercial Advisory
  • Commercial and Residential Property
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Acquisitions and Sales
  • Local Government advice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mining Law
  • Native Title

Brendan's Leadership

  • Member, Property Council of Australia
  • Member, Queensland Law Society
  • Member, Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand

Brendan's recent publications

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  1. Securing your Trademark Rights in Australia

    20 Nov 2019

    The marketing of your products or services is one of the most important aspects of growing your business in Australia, and so protecting the uniqueness of your brand and image can be critical to your success. Trademark registration is an effective way to...

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  2. Negotiating your Conduct and Compensation Agreement: Never sign a “Standard” Agreement

    01 Feb 2019

    Why Underground Resources Matter If you have underground resources at your property, such as coal, minerals, petroleum, or coal seam gas, you may be approached by a resource company about gaining access to your land to extract these resources in exchange...

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  3. Buying a medical practice? Be sure to do your due diligence

    24 Jan 2019

    Buying a medical practice is a significant and often stressful endeavour for a practitioner, and comes with significant financial and legal risks. As with many other types of sales, a sale is typically conducted on a buyer beware basis, and so a targeted...

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