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Our Practice

It is often said that the schoolyard is a microcosm of the greater society.  It should therefore come as no surprise to learn that the legal issues confronting schools, kindergartens, and educational facilities cover the full range of issues confronting the broader community. 

Shand Taylor Lawyers has been providing assistance to schools, kindergartens, and providers of early childhood education for almost two decades.  We also have many years of experience in the provision of legal advice to individual teachers and educators. 

Our Expertise

We are able to provide practical legal advice in relation to:

  • School constitutions

  • Contracts

  • Defamation

  • The liability of teachers

  • Trusts

  • Property and leasing issues

  • Employment and industrial relations disputes

  • Privacy law

  • School policies

  • Disciplinary investigations

  • Corporate governance

  • Discrimination and harassment

  • Bullying

  • Child protection issues

  • Occupational health and safety

  • Expulsion or suspension of students

  • Risk management and the duty of care

Our Team

Please refer your enquiries to:

John Sneddon, Director
(07) 3307 4504 

Richard Waring, Director
(07) 3307 4545

Ruby Nielsen, Senior Associate
(07) 3307 4551

Emma Lewis, Associate

(07) 3307 4546


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