Peter De Waard

Peter De Waard



I have 6 years experience as Counsel Assisting the Coroner at the Coroners Court of Queensland. I conduct a wide range of coronial investigations and appear regularly in complex and high profile coronial inquests.

I have been a member of the ADF for 20 years. I have previously worked 12 years full time as a RAAF Legal Officer, practising in a wide range of areas. I am now a RAAF Reserve Legal Officer, holding the rank of Wing Commander. I occupy the position of Deputy Panel Leader of the SEQLD RAAF Reserve Legal Panel. In this position I manage around 20 members of the legal profession (judiciary, barristers and solicitors). I assess the performance of more junior members, provide mentorship, and run continuing professional development training. I also provide specialist legal advice to the ADF and its members.

Sunshine Coast Council; Royal Australian Air Force
  • Anti-Discrimination
  • Aviation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal
  • Industrial Relations/Employment
  • Personal Injury/Work Cover/Com Care
  • Professional Negligence-Medical Negligence
  • Succession/Will/Probate/Estate