Julia practices predominantly in civil cases, particularly for State Government clients. Since joining the bar in May 2007, Julia has enjoyed a diverse practice. She is regularly briefed in the Supreme and County Courts in a range of matters including: as counsel for the Attorney-General in applications under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997; in torts cases, often for Victoria Police, including negligence, false imprisonment and civil assault; in contempt proceedings; in applications to reopen inquests; and in various Practice Court matters including applications for summary judgment and to oppose subpoenas.
Julia also regularly appears in the Magistrates’ Court in negligence and other tort cases and in the Coroner's Court in inquests (having represented the Victoria Police in a number of inquests). She has also appeared on a number of occasions as counsel assisting the Victims of Crimes Assistance Tribunal.
Julia has appeared a number of times for the Department of Human Services in Hague Convention cases in the Family Court.She has appeared in various lists at VCAT including merits review matters and victims of crimes assistance matters.
She also has experience in the legal and technical aspects of disciplinary proceedings, having acted for the Surveyor's Board in a disciplinary hearing regarding unprofessional conduct of a land surveyor.
Julia has represented a varying range of clients including various Government departments and entities (such as the Attorney-General, Victoria Police, DHS and DSE), as well as corporate clients and individuals. Her CV, linked below, lists some of the notable cases in which she has appeared.
Julia has a first class honours degree in law from Sydney University and a degree in economics (social sciences). She won a number of awards at university including a scholarship to study law overseas and a law prize for international law and jurisprudence.
Julia had seven years experience as a Solicitor before being admitted to the bar in May 2007, having worked in litigation at Allens Arthur Robinson (3 years) and at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office (4 years). The litigation work she was primarily involved in included inquests, negligence and other torts cases such as assault, trespass, false imprisonment and malicious prosecutions.
Julia's interests outside of the law include art (oil painting) and acting. She has directed and acted in numerous plays and in a few tv commercials. Julia has also exhibited and sold her oil paintings.View Julia's CV
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