Q&A with Duncan MacDougall

Date: 10 March 2020

Below you will find an introduction into the life of Duncan MacDougall from FC Lawyers. You can see the full profile of Duncan MacDougall here.


What is your name?

Duncan MacDougall


What is your position at fc lawyers?

Lawyer with the Wills and Estates team


What did you do previously before working at fc lawyers?

Student at Bond University on the Gold Coast


What was your first job?

Worked on my family grain farm back in Canada and was a labourer for a landscaping company


At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?

Expedia, Flight Centre, or another travel company


What is your favourite music genre and top 3 artists/bands of all time?

Grew up listening to country music but will listen to anything and everything.

Top favourite artists are James Bay, Chris Stapleton and David Ramirez


What was the best concert you have attended?

Granger Smith


What is your favourite food and drink?

Favourite food and drink is a Thanksgiving turkey dinner with a glass of red wine


Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

A travel blogger


Do you have a favourite charity you wish more people knew about?



Do you have any favourite quotes?

Never half-ass two things, whole-ass one thing – Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation


What was your favourite tv show when growing up?

That 70s Show


Choose a movie title for the story of your life (and explain why)

The Good the Bad and the Ugly – because we go through all three at some point.


What was the best thing before sliced bread?



Do you have any phobias?



What are three things still left on your bucket list?

Travelling to every continent, bungee jumping, getting my pilots license


If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?



What are some of your pet peeves?

When people don’t finish whatever they are drinking


Which four individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most?

The Pope, Donald Trump, Prince and Robin Williams


What is your favourite family tradition?

Christmas gathering and dinner with the whole family


Who is your least favourite superhero?

Green lantern


What technology innovation made the most impact on your life?

High speed internet


How would you spend one million dollars?

Travel and pay off student debt


If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?

Somewhere in South America


If you had a time machine, what point in the past or future would you visit?

Twenty years from now to see where and what I will be doing


Describe yourself in 3 words

Blonde, blue-eyed Canadian


If you could only take one physical item with you on a deserted island, what it would be?

A knife


What kind of pet do you have, and how did you choose its name?

Pet dog back in Canada called Aussie – because my family got her the day I moved to Australia


If you had to listen to one song for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Alberta Bound by Paul Brandt


What’s your favourite sports team?

Calgary Flames ice hockey team


If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Garlic mashed potatoes


What TV show or movie do you absolutely refuse to watch? Why?

Star Wars – never been into the sci fi genre


How do you wind down after work?

Watching a movie or series on Netflix with a glass of wine


What job would you be terrible at?

Anything medical related – faint at the sight of blood


Have you ever had to “unlearn” something in your professional life? What was it?

Spelling or saying of certain words that we spell or say differently in Canada like  “realised” vs “realized” and “Tomato” vs “Tomaaato”


What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?

If someone trusts you, they will respect you.

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