Brett Heath

Brett Heath

In-house Advocate
+61 (0) 7 3000 8493
+61 (0) 406 381 573

Brett specialises in professional liability and large scale public liability and construction and engineering claims. He has acted for Architects, Engineers, Naval Architects, Valuers, Loss Adjusters, Real Estate Agents, Property Managers, Insurance Brokers, Travel Agents, Business Brokers, Customs Agents and major construction companies in litigation in various jurisdictions and levels of court. Brett has also prepared, attended and participated in numerous mediations and provides advice to underwriters and insureds with respect to policy construction and interpretation.

Brett has previously worked in house for a specialist professional liability insurer, and is a regular and sought after speaker on continuing professional development issues, particularly with respect to risk prevention for professionals.
Brett has graduated from the Bar Practice Course, a professional post-graduate barrister training course administered by the Queensland University of Technology in conjunction with the Bar Association of Queensland. As a graduate of the Bar Practice Course, Brett is qualified to be admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

In addition, he is a regular contributor to industry journals and is a member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group (Queensland Chapter) where he has facilitated and presented at monthly meetings.

Practice Areas


  • The Best Lawyers in Australia 2022, 2021 and 2020 (edns) - Alternative Dispute Resolution; Insurance Law
  • FinalistLawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2019 - Special Counsel of the Year
  • FinalistLawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2017 - Special Counsel of the Year

Publications, Professional Guides and Presentations