Greens List Barristers

Ann McMahon Bar : 1989| Admitted : 1983

Since joining the bar in 1989 Ann has developed a particular interest in administrative law and the role of Tribunals in the review of functions of government.

Phone : +61 3 9225 7222

Mobile : 0417 389 445

Email : annmcmahon@bigpond.com

Chambers : Greens List

Profile

Professional background:

  • Articles - Peter R Kempson and Co 1979 - 1982 General Litigation/Personal Injuries
  • Articles/Solicitor - Maurice Blackburn and Co 1982 - 1986 Compensation/Common Law
  • Solicitor - Lander and Rogers 1986 - 1988 Workers Compensation 
  • Solicitor - Herbert Gear and Rundle 1988 - 1989 Workcare/Common Law
  • Master - Robin Gorton QC 1989 


Member: 

  • Australian Institute of Administrative Law 
  • Former member of the Victorian Bar Child Care Committee and representative of the Victorian Bar at the Melbourne City Council Childcare Forum Committee


Prizes: 

  • Supreme Court Exhibition- Securities and Creditor Rights 
  • Supreme Court Exhibition - Evidence 


Type of practice: 

  • appearance work and advice/paper work in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in the Commonwealth compensation area 
  • appearance work in the Federal Court in relation to appeals from Commonwealth Administrative Appeals Tribunal decisions
  • appearing for the Commonwealth representing bodies such as Comcare, Australia Post, Department of Defence, Commonwealth Bank and other Commonwealth employers
  • preparation of extensive written submissions both as to the facts of the case and the application of the relevant law to those facts.


In addition to my practice at the Bar in the field of personal injuries, I have also appeared in the:

  • Human Rights Commission in Commonwealth sexual discrimination cases
  • Magistrates' Court in all type of matters both civil and criminal 
  • interlocutory applications in the County and Supreme Courts.

Preference : Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy 


I have a particular interest in administrative law and the role of Tribunals in the review of functions of government.

 

Memberships & Committees

Victorian Bar

To get in touch with Ann McMahon | or for more information please contact the Clerk on:

+61 3 9225 7222clerkb@greenslist.com.au

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.