Nicholas Loos

Member of the Land Court of Queensland

University education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland

Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland

Pre-judicial career

Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland (2005)

Admitted as a barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland (2010)

Judicial career

Member, Land Court of Queensland (2024 – present)

Biographical notes

Prior to being appointed to the Court, Member Loos practiced in the Planning and Environment Court and the Land Court, as a solicitor and then a barrister.  He appeared in and advised about cases concerning:

  • development approvals for significant sites in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, North Queensland and Far North Queensland;
  • the valuation of key CBD parcels of land;
  • the development and maintenance of mining infrastructure;
  • the determination of financial assurance/ estimated rehabilitation costs for mine sites;
  • State and local heritage;
  • determination of complex infrastructure charging arrangements; and
  • enforcement/ prosecution actions involving allegations of environmental harm.