Jessica Clark Barrister

Jessica Clark


Owen Dixon Chambers West

Room 0801

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jessica specialises in common law and personal injury matters.  She appears in a wide range of matters including: 

  • Common law trials in the Supreme Court and the County Court
  • Serious injury applications in the County Court
  • Coronial matters
  • Statutory benefits claims in the Magistrates’ Court 
  • Medical panel referrals
  • Contested civil and guardianship hearings at VCAT

Jessica has also gained considerable experience in cross-examination, advocacy and the laws of evidence from her foundation in criminal practice.  She appears regularly in:

  • Criminal hearings in the Magistrates’ Court
  • Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)
  • Contested intervention order proceedings
  • Pleas and bail applications

Prior to being called to the Bar, Jessica worked as a registered nurse for five years.  During her time as a registered nurse, Jessica gained experience in a variety of areas including anaesthetics, post anaesthetic care, IVF clinics, neonatal special care and emergency nursing.

Jessica is a sub-editor of the Negligence chapter in the current edition of Thomson-Reuters’ The Laws of Australia.

Jessica has a Bachelor of Nursing and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons).  Jessica read with Fiona Ellis and her senior mentor is Ross Gillies QC.

To get in touch with Jessica Clark | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or

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