Gerard Mullins is a Barrister.  He was admitted to practice in Queensland in 1988 and has practiced at the private Bar since that time. 

He has a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) and a Master of Laws from the University of Queensland.  He lectured and tutored in tort law in the Bachelor of Law course at QUT between 1991 and 1998 and lectured in the Masters program at QUT after that time. 

He has contributed to several publications on tort related issues, including the Workers’ Compensation Law Manual of Queensland (Law Book Company), the Motor Vehicle Law Service in Queensland and the Annotated Civil Liability Act, 2003 (Lexis Nexis).  He is co-author of the loose-leaf service Civil Liability in Australia (Lexis Nexis) published in 2006.

He is a past President of the Queensland Branch of the Australian Lawyers Alliance.  He was an International Governor on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) between 2001 and 2007.  He has served as a part-time member of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Tribunal.  He was Chair of the Australian Consumer Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia between 2009 and 2013.

In 2002, he worked with the Queensland Government Insurance Taskforce for the review of tort law and the affordability of insurance.  Between 2002 and 2006 he worked closely with the Queensland Government on tort reform issues, including the drafting of procedural and substantive tort reform statutes.


LAWS7849 Special Topic A – Advanced Civil Liability

Mr Mullins teaches this course with Richard Douglas QC.