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Evelyn
Tadros

Evelyn has 10 years of experience in litigation and resolving disputes.   

She has a broad practice in commercial, public and criminal law and has appeared in the High Court, Federal Court, Supreme Court of Victoria as well as both the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Evelyn also teaches regularly at Leo Cussen Institute, including in advocacy and administrative law and has lectured in administrative law with Professor Spencer Zifcak at Australian Catholic University. 

Commercial law

Evelyn has advised and acted for listed companies, small businesses, governments and individual clients in a range of commercial matters including in a high profile scheme of arrangement, breach of directors duties, contractual disputes, consumer protection, commercial arbitration, employment law, building disputes, property law, tenancy and planning law.

Public law

Her public law practice includes human rights, migration law, freedom of information, disciplinary proceedings and coronial inquiries.  Evelyn recently appeared in the High Court of Australian in relation to matters appealed from the Supreme Court of Nauru.

Common law

Evelyn regularly advises and appears in defamation law matters, particularly in a social media context. 

She has also been involved in many cases, some of which have been heard in the Federal Court, seeking urgent medical treatment for asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru and Manus Island.  

Criminal and regulatory law

Evelyn is also available to appear in relation to summary criminal offences, criminal matters involving administrative law or the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities, criminal breaches of the Corporations Act or work health and safety laws as well as fraud and environmental, building and planning offences.  She has also acted for clients seeking and defending family violence protection orders.   

Alternative Dispute resolution

Evelyn is a nationally accredited mediator and welcomes briefs to mediate in broad areas of practice. 

Prior legal experience

Prior to coming to the Bar, Evelyn was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Almond in the Supreme Court of Victoria.  She practised for four years as a solicitor at Clayton Utz in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, during which she was also seconded to Justice Connect Homeless Law.

Community work

Evelyn has also worked for well over 10 years with various not-for-profit organisations. While completing her undergraduate degree, Evelyn founded and co-directed the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival and is currently Chair of the board.  In 2019, she was awarded the Ron Castan AM pro bono award for her involvement in the Human Rights Charter case of Matsoukatidou v Yarra Ranges Council [2017] VSC 61 and for her work representing asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru and Manus Island.   

Evelyn read with Hamish Redd and her senior mentor was Peter Gray QC.

For a selection of the matters Evelyn has appeared in since coming to the Bar, please click here.

To view a copy of Evelyn's CV, please click here.

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Contact

PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 6612
Email etadros@vicbar.com.au
FAX +61 3 9225 6355

Chambers: Room 0126/127
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Arbitration
Commercial Law
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Property & Probate
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Criminal Law
Corporate / White Collar Crime
Health & Safety
Environmental
Proceeds of Crime
Defamation
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Industrial Disputes
Employment Contracts
Discrimination
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Coronial Inquests
Royal Commissions
International Law
Public International Law
Public Law & Administrative Law
Judicial Review
Merits Review
Information Privacy
Immigration
Human Rights Law
Constitutional Law

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
15 Dec 2009
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
23 Oct 2014

Qualifications

LLB(Hons)/BCA, DipML (French), DipArts (DevSt)