Philip Looney QC

Philip was first called to the Bar in 1996 and took silk in 2012. He has a diverse practice with a focus on family law, tax and commercial litigation.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Philip had a 14 year career as a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience both in Australia and overseas. He worked mainly in the insolvency, corporate and forensic accounting areas, having held various positions at a senior level. Philip’s career took him from Brisbane to Sydney, London and Hong Kong working mainly for KPMG or its predecessor firms.

Philip has been a member of 19 Inns Chambers in Brisbane for 25 years.  In mid-2016, Philip also joined French Quarter Chambers on the Gold Coast, which chambers have expanded the services available to the growing Gold and Tweed Coast area.

Philip is an accredited mediator and Family Law arbitrator.  He is regularly called on to act as a mediator, particularly in family and commercial disputes. Philip is a member of the Family Law Arbitrations Group (Qld) (FLAG (QLD)).

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