Patrick Johnson


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Admitted in 2020, Pat is a senior lawyer in Mahoneys’ commercial litigation team.

Having come from an insurance background, Pat has experience assisting clients respond to professional indemnity, directors & officers, management liability and environmental liability claims.

Pat has also acted on behalf of professionals, across a broad range of industries, with complex commercial litigation, construction disputes, and defamation.

Key service areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Defamation

Qualifications & memberships

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland and the High Court of Australia
  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Recent experience

  • acting for a specialist plumbing contractor in Supreme Court of Queensland proceedings seeking recovery of losses suffered on a major Brisbane CBD development due to an error by a surveyor
  • acting for company directors in defence of proceedings alleging breaches of directors’ duties
  • defending large scale proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales which involved speculative loss of opportunity claims
  • obtaining a freezing order in the Supreme Court of Queensland against former employees of a client who had misappropriated over $3 million
  • drafting advices on issues of insurance policy coverage