Melanie Hindman QC


Melanie Hindman practices in the area of general commercial litigation, with particular expertise in building and construction litigation.  Prior to her call to the bar in 2003, she worked as a commercial litigation solicitor with a national firm.  She regularly acts for major construction, development and mining related companies, as well as the State of Queensland in a wide range of matters.  Melanie is a regular speaker focusing particularly on issues impacting commercial entities undertaking construction and property related business.  In addition to her law degree, Melanie has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (physics) and a Masters of Law. 

Melanie was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2017.  She has been consistently recommended for a number of years in Doyle's Construction & Infrastructure Barristers lists including in 2019 as one of three preeminent Queensland Construction & Infrastructure Senior Counsel and one of the recommended Australia Construction & Infrastructure Senior Counsel.  She is also recommended on the Doyle’s Leading Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel Queensland 2019 list.  Melanie is also listed in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2020 (12th edition) in Construction/Infrastructure Law.