This website is operated by Karen Gaston, a barrister.

In these Terms of Use (Terms), a reference to ‘me’ or ‘I’ means Karen Gaston, a barrister. A reference to ‘you’ or ‘your’ in these Terms is a reference to any person accessing, reviewing or using the Karen Gaston, barrister website, currently located at www.karengaston.com.au (website).
By using or accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and any other laws or regulations which apply to this website. I reserve the right to amend these Terms and conditions from time to time.

Amendments will be effective immediately upon publication on this website. Your continued use of this website following such a notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the Terms, as amended.

If any part of these Terms illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable or void, that part shall be severed from the Terms and the remainder of the Terms shall continue with full force and effect.


The purpose of this website is to provide you with information about Karen Gaston, and the work she performs.


The information on this website is general in nature.

You should not act or refrain from acting solely on the basis of this information.

The information contained on the website does not constitute legal advice and your access to this website does not, of itself, give rise to the relationship of lawyer and client between us.

Changes in circumstances or the law after publication may affect the validity and accuracy of the information published on the website.

It is your responsibility to assess, consider and verify the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the information found on this website, and to seek professional advice in relation to it.

Any links or references to other websites, persons or information are provided for convenience only. Those references are not an endorsement of those parties or their information, products or services.

I do not warrant the accuracy or suitability of any information contained in this or any other website.


I do not warrant that the files contained in or referred to on this website are free of viruses or other defects. The transmission of data over the internet is not always secure. Although I endeavour to secure this website, I do not accept any liability for any breaches of security and you use this website at your own risk. You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process you employ for accessing the website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer or software.

Under no circumstances will I be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or other losses, damages, liabilities, claims or expenses you or others may suffer including damages for loss of profits, loss of opportunity, business interruption or loss or corruption of data or information from the use of this website.

If liability cannot, by law, be excluded, my liability will be limited to replacing the defective file. I have and retain copyright in all material contained in this website.


The intellectual property on this website including design, text, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings and all software relating to this website, belong to or are licensed by me.

These intellectual property rights are protected by Australian and international laws.

I licence you to reproduce those works only if:

  • you print one hard copy of the material on this website for private or non-commercial use, research, criticism or review, and
  • you ensure that the works are clearly attributed to me.

Subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), you may not in any form or by any means copy, adapt, reproduce, store, modify, distribute, print, upload, display, perform, publish, post, frame within another website or create derivative works from any part of this website or commercialise any information obtained from any part of this website without my prior written consent.


Information you transmit to this website is transmitted at your own risk. If you become aware of any problem with the security of the website, you must inform us immediately.

You must ensure that your access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply in your location.

Subject to the following paragraphs, I am not liable for any loss or damage, however caused (including, but not limited to, by negligence) suffered by you in connection with this agreement or your use of this website.

To the extent permitted by law, any condition and/or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these Terms is excluded. Where legislation implies any condition and/or warranty and that legislation prohibits me from excluding and/or modifying the application of my liability under that condition and/or warranty, that condition and/or warranty will be deemed to be included but my liability will be limited for a breach of that condition and/or warranty to:

  • in the case of a supply of goods, replacing the goods or supplying equivalent goods or repairing the goods, or
  • in the case of supply of services, supplying the services again or paying the cost of having the services supplied again.

You agree to indemnify me for all loss or damage, penalties, fines, expenses and costs (including legal costs) which arise out of or relate to your use of this website, any information that you provide to me via this website or any damage that you may cause to this website. This indemnification includes, without limitation, liability relating to copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy and trademark infringement.
You agree to indemnify me for any loss or damage or costs incurred by me in connection with your breach of these Terms or of any other legal obligation by you or your use of or conduct on the website.


If a dispute arises regarding these Terms, the laws of Queensland, Australia will apply and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland, Australia.

If you access this website in a jurisdiction other than Queensland, Australia, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction, to the extent that they apply.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under professional standards legislation.


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