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Senior Associate

Key Practice Fields

  • Commercial Property Disputes
  • Corporate and Business Disputes
  • Government and Administrative Law
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Professional Negligence

Teneale Henderson is a Senior Associate in the Brisbane office.

Since her admission to the legal profession in 2008 Teneale has practised at Russells almost exclusively in the field of commercial litigation and has acted in some high profile matters.

Teneale’s experience extends to acting for a broad range of clients in litigation matters involving partnership disputes, contractual disputes, solicitor’s professional negligence, insurance and financial services.

Her practice has included representing directors of financial advisory companies.  Teneale has for many years been involved  in Federal Court litigation commenced against directors of a large financial advisory company by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for breaches of their duties as directors under the Corporations Act 2001.

Teneale has also been involved in a number of appellant proceedings in the Federal Court and Queensland Court of Appeal.


  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology, 2006
  • Bachelor of Justice (Critical Criminology)(with Distinction), Queensland University of Technology, 2006

Professional Admissions

  • Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2008
  • Admitted as solicitor of the High Court of Australia, 2008

Professional Publications and Committees

  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Russells, 2016 to present
  • Associate, Russells, 2015‑2016
  • Lawyer, Russells, 2008‑2015
  • Graduate Lawyer, Russell and Company, 2007‑2008