Barrister, Mediator, Arbitrator
The Honourable Colin Forrest SC
Retired Trial Judge and experienced Arbitrator, Mediator and Barrister in Brisbane, Colin Forrest SC, has now returned to practice at the Bar after having served as a Trial Judge of the Family Court of Australia for the past ten years.
Colin now provides his highly sought-after services as an Arbitrator and Mediator in all family law disputes in Brisbane and across Australia. His Mediator services are also available in other areas of law including (but not limited to) succession law, administrative law, and anti-discrimination law.
He is also open to accepting instructions to appear in coronial inquests and to join boards or commissions of inquiry.
Colin also provides advice and coaching services to family law solicitors, for them and their clients. If you are a solicitor who would like to discuss what advice and coaching services Colin can provide and on what terms, please contact Colin through his Executive Assistant, Ms. Ly Bui, at his chambers using the contact details provided below.
Please be aware that Colin will only accept instructions from solicitors and not on a direct access briefing basis from litigants who do not have legal representation.
Where are Colin's Chambers located?
Colin’s chambers are located in the Brisbane CBD legal quarter beside the Riverside Expressway, on Level 4 of Quay Central at 95 North Quay, Brisbane City. All visits to his Chambers must be arranged by prior appointment.
The building houses a number of very suitable facilities for arbitrations and mediations, as does the Inns of Court located next door, all available for use at reasonable fees.
Colin's services are available across Australia
For clients located further afield who cannot make it to the Brisbane chambers, Colin is prepared to travel anywhere in Australia to conduct mediations and arbitrations.
Require Colin’s arbitration or mediation services?
Please check his upcoming availability on the calendar below. To make an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact his Executive Assistant, Ms. Ly Bui, by telephone on (07) 3236 3965 or by email on Ly@colinforrest.com.au.
areas of expertise
Learn more about the mediation and arbitration services offered:
Colin accepts instructions to appear in coronial inquests, and on boards and commissions of inquiry, as well as other similar fora.
Colin accepts instructions from solicitors to conduct mediations in family law disputes, succession law, administrative law and anti-discrimination matters.
Colin accepts engagement from solicitors to act as an arbitrator in family law property disputes.
Calendar of availability
Check Colin's upcoming availability
Take a look at the calendar below to see upcoming dates available for arbitration and mediation, or to inquire about other legal services Colin can help you with, please do not hesitate to contact his Executive Assistant, Ms. Ly Bui, by telephone on (07) 3236 3965 or by email at Ly@colinforrest.com.au.