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Joshua McDiarmid – Associate

Joshua works closely with Director Doug McKinstry in the Construction Law team and also with Director John Hayward and Director Rhiannon Saunders within the Commercial Litigation, Governance and Risk Management, and the Insolvency and Debt Recovery teams.

A former employee and Cairns local,  Joshua returned to the offices of WGC in January of 2016 after gaining valuable experience as an associate in the District Court of Queensland during 2015. Having gained singular litigation experience throughout his associateship,  Joshua was admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2015. He is very familiar with the Court process and mediation.



  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Partnership, shareholder and director disputes
  • Actions under the Australian Consumer Law
  • Enforcement proceedings
  • Bankruptcy Notices
  • Creditor’s Petitions
  • Debt Agreements
  • Creditor’s Statutory Demands
  • Director Penalty Notices
  • Debt Recovery, including fixed fee costs for large volumes of debtors
  • Caveat disputes
  • Governance and Risk Management
  • Defamation
  • Town agency work


  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2015
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, 2016
  • Bachelor of Laws, James Cook University, 2014
  • Queensland Law Society, Member
  • Far North Queensland Law Association, Committee Member





1A Water Street, PO Box 947, Cairns Queensland 4870
07 4046 1184