Carter Capner Law

Personal Injury Lawyers in Brisbane, Australia

Carter Capner Law

123 Charlotte Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000

Phone+61 (07) 3210-3444
Fax +61 (07) 3221-6058

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Law Firm Overview

Carter Capner Law is located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and has been serving small business, individuals, and families for more than 70 years.
Practice areas include litigation and business disputes related to banking and finance, franchises, real estate transactions and leases, compensation, anit-competitive conduct, construction, and a variety of contracts; estate administration and wills; personal injury such as work accidents, recreational and boating claims, medical negligence, and more; holiday and travel law; buyer and seller conveyancing; aviation law including accident claims, relationships with CASA , and regulatory matters.

Legal Practice Director Peter Carter is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia. He holds the degrees of BA. LLB (Hons) and BC and is a Qld Law Society accredited specialist with expertise in the commercial and litigious areas of legal practice.

The firm’s legal team deploys an innovative approach, cost-effective strategies, and legal expertise in each practice area. They identify clients’ needs or threats to their interests and help secure the best possible outcomes in their legal matters.

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Public Liability Claims; Aircraft and Airline Claims; Cruise Ship, Resort, Travel Injury & Expense Claims; Recreation Accidents; Medical Negligence; Machinery Injury; Loss of Consortium; Death Claims; Fatal Injuries; School Injuries.


Peter Carter Mr. Peter Carter
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Business and Industry, Business Formation


  • Queensland Law Society (QLS)
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA)
  • Lawyer Pilots Bar Association (LPBA)
  • Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (ALAANZ)

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 What Is Workers Compensation Insurance?

All jobs have their pros and cons. But at least employees are assured of income in exchange for services, and at least some compensation for any injury or illnesses that might befall them on the job. This "job risk coverage", more commonly known as workers compensation is now provided to employees at all levels at a wide variety of jobs.

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 Understand the REIQ Contract for Real Estate Transactions in Queensland, Australia

Contracts, paperwork, and attention to the small print are universal necessities no matter where you buy or sell property. For most people, real estate will be the largest investment and asset to their name. As such, it's only natural to experience anxiety over the paperwork involved. Do you understand everything? Are all the bases covered? Are your rights protected?

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 Australian Unfair Contract Terms Guidance

Australian law protects consumers from being impacted by unfair contract terms. In November 2016, those protections were extended to small business contracts as well. A small business contract is one that either provides for the possible delivery of financial goods or is a financial product. What should businesses do to make sure that they are in compliance with the new regulations?

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 What to Do in a Car Accident in Australia

Every year, the number of car accidents continues to rise. A car accident can leave you devastated, injured and with a huge hospital bill. Although you might be in a daze after such an incident, it is prudent to collect as much information as you can if you are in a state to do so. This is because you could be eligible for a car accident settlement from the other party.

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 Understanding the Purchase and Sale Agreement in Australia

Purchase and sale agreement bids a buyer purchase and a seller to sell services or products. Companies use the legal document to finalize the interest of both parties to close the deal. It is essential to understand the purchase and sale agreement when buying and selling businesses.

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 How Do You Get a Power of Attorney in Queensland?

Oftentimes, when there's an issue of a disputed wills in Queensland, one question that invariably comes up is how an individual can get power of attorney (POA). There is no simple answer to this, as Australia, like many other places, strictly regulates how this impressive burden is handled. It all begins with which type of POA is sought.

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 A Guide to an Agreement to Purchase Real Estate Form in Queensland

If you are a real estate agent who is helping someone buy a property in Queensland, you should know what needs to go into an agreement to purchase real estate form.

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 How Do You Sue for Defamation of Character in Brisbane?

If you think someone has hurt your reputation, you can take legal action against them. A person who tarnishes another's name can be sued for defamation of character. Read on for information on what defamation is, what elements have to be satisfied in a defamation claim, the steps one should take to make a defamation claim and the damages payable.

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 3 Common Mistakes in Contract Law & How to Prevent Them

Have you ever wondered what is a mistake in contract law and what does it imply? A mistake in contract law is an erroneous meaning of words or facts. It can be argued as a justification, and if warranted that is what makes a contract void. Alternatively, the court can provide an equitable remedy to a contract found voidable.

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 The Right to Compensation for Plane Crash Victims

Nobody likes to think about being in a plane crash when traveling. It does happen, and people should know what to expect if it does. Important information about what will occur after a plane crash is printed on a person's plane ticket. There will be information concerning what an airline is required to do by law in the event of such an event.

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 Can You Break a Real Estate Contract in Queensland, Australia?

There are legitimate reasons why you may change your mind or why a seller may decide to back out of the deal after a purchase contract has been signed.

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 Property Options Australia: "Call" and "Put" Explanation

One of the common alternatives for investors is a stock option.

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 Tenant's Guide to Commercial Lease Agreement in Queensland, Australia

If you are looking to rent a house or property, it is important to be appraised about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant. The following web page is going to review the general renting rules for tenants. The article will also discuss the general tenancy agreement (Form 18a), entry to the property, extending a tenancy and ending a tenancy.

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 Personal Injury Claims in Australia

Personal injury claims are one of the most common legal situations. A personal injury claim is a suit for compensation of injuries incurred by one party owing to the negligent actions of another party. Before hiring a lawyer to represent you on a claim of personal injury, it is important to understand the different types of personal injury claims, the grounds of making a claim, and the implications involved.

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 Probate of Wills and Administration of Estates in Queensland, Australia

At the demise of a loved, there is the need to administer their estate as per their wishes. If the deceased died testate, then the process of legally administering an estate with a will follows. This process is known as probate.

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 Contesting a Will in Queensland: How It Works

Challenging a valid will is very tricky, and the courts are, especially wary about interfering with the wishes of a deceased. Sometimes, however, it may be necessary to contest a last will if a beneficiary believes that the provisions are insufficient. There are justifications that the courts look at when dealing with a will contest.

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 Buying Property in Queensland - What Does a Conveyancer Do?

Deciding to purchase a property is a critical decision. Once you decide to go ahead and make a real estate transaction, you will have to follow all the right and legal channels including conveyancing for you to have peace of mind that you are buying a legitimate asset.

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 How to Claim Workers' Compensation in Queensland, Australia

If you are an employee then you are entitled to compensation in case of an injury. The employer has to make sure his workers are covered by a state-funded insurance. In Queensland, the work cover is usually provided by Work Cover Queensland.

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 How Much Do "No Win No-Fee" Lawyers Take?

You may have heard the term “no win no fee” when you were discussing injury lawyers, workers’ compensation lawyers or disability lawyers. The “no win no fee” representation is most commonly found in people who have open personal injury cases. You may be wondering how much such lawyers charge for their services.

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