Lister Harrison QC, BA, LLB

Professional Qualifications/Experience

pic_listerAdmitted to the Queensland Bar in 1968.
Queen’s Counsel for Queensland since 1983. Also Queen’s Counsel in New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory, and entitled to practise throughout Australia.

Associate to Sir Harry Gibbs 1967 – 1968.
Practised at the bar 1969-1970, Feez Ruthning (solicitors) (now Allens Linklaters) 1970 – 1975, partner, Feez Ruthning 1972 – 1975.

Back at the bar since 1976.

Areas of Practice

Corporations (including liquidation and receivership)
Mining and Resources
Tax (all taxes, including income tax, GST, stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax)
Wills, Estates and Family Provision


T +61 7 3236 2766
T +61 7 3236 2367
F +61 7 3236 2047


Additional information

Lister has a substantial opinion practice covering the above areas of the law, giving advice relating to both proposed and completed transactions.

He has been Chair of the Queensland Bar Association Taxation Law Subcommittee for many years.

His court and tribunal appearances in recent years include –

G Developments Pty Ltd v John Allen (as trustee of the Bundamba Trust) [2020] HCATrans 074 (5 June 2020)