Originally from Canada, Duncan attended the University of Alberta where he completed a Bachelor of Commerce. Duncan moved to Australia in 2015 where he attended law school at Bond University on the Gold Coast, where he completed a Juris Doctor and later a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Duncan was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in November 2018.
Duncan grew up and worked on his family’s grain farm in southern Alberta where he initially developed an interest in business and estate planning. Before he moved to Australia, Duncan worked in contracts and procurement at Edmonton International Airport and was an office clerk for the Department of Justice Canada in Calgary.
Whilst in Canada, Duncan played ice hockey, enjoyed skiing and was involved with community and agriculture clubs. Now living on the Sunshine Coast, you can find Duncan exploring everything Queensland has to offer including beaches, hiking trials, cafes, markets and waterways in his kayak.
Duncan has developed a keen interest in succession law and is working to become a well-rounded lawyer in this field.