Prior to establishing a private practice in 2014, Gail’s held senior legal roles in the Queensland Government (most recently Assistant Counsel, Queensland Treasury and Trade). Between 1992 and 1999, Gail was General Counsel of the Queensland Office of Financial Supervision, a statutory body that regulated non-bank financial institutions.
Gail has previously served as a member of the Brisbane City Council, Councillor Conduct and Review Committee (2016-2018), as a community member of the Queensland Board of the Psychology Board of Australia (2014-2017) and as a non-executive director of AHM, a public company limited by guarantee which operated as a health insurance fund (2005-2009).
Other voluntary positions formerly held include National and State President of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association, and member of the Government Lawyers Committee, Queensland Law Society.
Bar Association of Queensland
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Member, Resolution Institute
Nationally Accredited mediator (NMAS)
Member of the Queensland Chapter Committee of the Resolution Institute (Voluntary)
Bachelor of Laws (QIT)
Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment (SIA)
Gail Hartridge, QCAT Reviews: How to Navigate the Snakes and Ladders, paper presented at Legalwise 4th Annual Property Law Conference, 20 March 2018.
Gail Hartridge, Legislation and Case Law Update: State Taxes and CGT, paper presented at Legalwise 3rd Annual Property Law Conference, 14 March 2017.
Gail Hartridge, Property Tax Issues: Duty, Land Tax and GST, paper presented at Legalwise 2nd Annual Property Law Conference, 8 March 2016.
Gail Hartridge, Case law update: What's new in administrative law?, paper presented at Queensland Law Society Government Lawyers Conference, 21 August 2015.
Gail Hartridge, Commercial Contract Disputes in a Government Context, paper presented at Legalwise Government Lawyers Conference, 12 March 2015.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Commercial and Property
Environment and Planning
Equity and Trusts
Inquests/ Commissions of Inquiry
Tax/ Revenue and Banking/ Finance
Trade Practices, Competition and Consumer Law