Year of Call: 1979
Year of Silk: 2006
Doug began practising at the bar in 1980. He has a wealth of experience in probate, succession, equity and trusts. He also practises in the fields of commercial and property law.
Doug is also a Nationally Accredited Mediator. He began mediating in 1996 and he has undertaken extensive training at Bond University’s ADR Centre, the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, California, and at the American Institute of Mediation in Los Angeles. He was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators in 2013.
Doug has been a member of the Council of the Bar Association of Queensland for 16 years, and has held the offices of Honorary Secretary (2001-2005) and Honorary Treasurer (2005-2009). He chairs the Bar Association’s Succession Law Committee, and is a member of its ADR Committee.
He is head of Cedric Hampson Chambers.