Road & Rail

Carter Newell Lawyers is an award winning specialist law firm providing legal advice to Australian and international corporate clients.

Led by Partner Glenn Biggs, our transport team acts for both heavy transport operators, logistics companies and insurers in defence of personal injury, property damage and contract dispute claims. We act for heavy transport operators and their insurers in defence of property damage, workplace health and safety, cargo, business interruption, employer’s liability and personal injury claims across a wide range of matters including defective vehicle manufacturer and repair, product liability, driver negligence and fatigue management.

The team also has significant experience in the application of legislation such as the:

  • Heavy Vehicle National Law Act 2012 (Qld)
  • Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)
  • Heavy Vehicle Driver Handbook
  • Work Health & Safety Act 2011 (Qld).