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Key Practice Fields

  • Banking and Finance: Securities Advice and Enforcement
  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency and Restructures
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Directors and Officers; Fraud, Misconduct and Insurance
  • Insolvency Appointments and Administration
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Professional Negligence

Malisa Craig is a Partner of Russells, a specialised corporate and commercial law firm in Brisbane.

Malisa practises in commercial litigation and insolvency acting for a broad range of clients in matters involving contractual disputes, property disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes and general insolvency matters.

Her practice has recently included representing the owner of a large cattle property in securing a statutory right of user over neighbouring property at trial, and subsequently in the Court of Appeal, and acting in a fatal workplace accident.


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Queensland University of Technology, 2000

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2000
  • Admitted to practise in the High Court of Australia, 2001

Professional Recognition

  • Recommended Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyer – Queensland, Doyles Guide 2016-2020

Professional Publications and Committees

  • Member, Queensland Law Society
  • Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Russells, 2008 to present
  • Senior Lawyer, Russell and Company, 2007–08
  • Senior Associate, MacGillivrays, 2004–07
  • Associate, MacGillivrays, 2001
  • Solicitor, MacGillivrays, 2000