Rachel Walsh Bar : 2014| Admitted : 1994
Rachel Walsh is briefed regularly in the areas of public law, inquiries and investigations, disciplinary, criminal and quasi-criminal matters and civil claims.
Rachel is a Nationally Accredited Mediator.
Rachel Walsh is briefed regularly in the areas of:
- Public law
Including judicial review (in the Federal Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal), merits review (in the AAT and VCAT - including FOI and professional licensing) and statutory interpretation.
- Inquiries, inquests and investigations
Including public or private examinations conducted under coercive powers (such as by IBAC or regulatory authorities), coronial inquests and Parliamentary inquiries.
- Disciplinary, criminal and quasi-criminal matters
Including civil penalty litigation, regulatory enforcement, Occupational Health & Safety prosecutions, disciplinary decision-making and appeals, public and private sector governance, clubs & associations.
- Civil claims
Including privacy, discrimination and contract.
Rachel was a solicitor in an international commercial firm for 20 years (including 12 as a partner). She is an NMAS accredited mediator.
Rachel is Deputy Chair of the VicBar CPD Committee and a member of the VicBar Human Rights Committee.