With 30 years of dental practice, ownership and administration, Australian Dental Association Advocacy, Brad has the experience to help you with legal and business issues arising from dental professional practice.
Admitted as a legal practitioner in 2006, and at the Queensland private bar since 2011, Brad provides effective confidential advice, litigation and advocacy.
(Dr) Brad Wright
BDSc(Qld) LLB (Hons) GDLegPrac MBA FFDACLM FICD FADI FPFA
Bennett Chambers Inns of Court
6/107 North Quay 4000
Brad graduated as a dentist in 1982 from the University of Queensland, and practiced as a dentist from 1982. \
Brad graduated from law school in 1998 and his honours thesis was entitled “Material Risk and Causation in Dental Treatment”. He was admitted as a solicitor in 2006. He completed an MBA in 2010. He was called to the bar in March 2011.
He is a foundation fellow of the Faculty of Dentistry of Australian College of Legal Medicine and has provided lectures in the law to dentists and dental students since 2000. In addition he has significant experience in personal injuries and health law. He has experience in administrative and indemnity matters through his roles in the Australian Dental Association, through committees, mediation and advocacy, and through his role as the Clinical Operations Manager at the University of Queensland School of Dentistry and as President of the Australian Dental Association in Queensland.
He also has significant management and consultancy experience with corporate and practitioner clients in relation to clinical operations, practice management and legal risk management. He has presented on law and management for dentists across Australia, and overseas on a regular basis for over 10 years, for many years at ADANSW as part of their CPD programme.
Brad currently is at the Queensland private bar full time, and his practice includes health practitioner regulation, employment law, civil and commercial law and family law. He still works as a consultant to dentists and dental businesses and is the co founder of the Australian College of Dental Education.
Other Qualifications/ Appointments
Bachelor of Dental Science University of Queensland 1978-82
Bachelor of Laws with Second Class Honours (Deakin University) 1993-1998
Graduate Diploma Legal Practice (QUT) 2006
MBA (USC) 2010
Fellowship of Australian College of Legal Medicine 2001 Fellowship of Pierre Fauchard Academy Awarded 2003 Fellowship International College of Dentists 2009 Fellowship Academy Dentistry International 2015