Lisa signed the Bar Roll in November 2000. Lisa has a broad commercial and public law practice. She has a particular focus on migraton law and practice and advises on and appears regularly in AAT reviews, and Federal Circuit and Federal Court appeals.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Lisa worked as a Principal Solicitor in the Office of Litigation in the Australian Government Solicitor, Canberra. She conducted general litigation on behalf of the Commonwealth in the areas of trade practices, constitutional, native title and other public interest litigation.
Lisa has held the positions of Solicitor-General, and Secretary for Justice and Border Control in the Republic of Nauru. During her time in these positions she conducted and oversaw all litigation both locally and internationally. As a result, she has an extensive working knowledge of the laws of Nauru (including the Constitution) and other Islands of the Pacific (specifically Fiji).
Lisa has also served as a Member of the Migration and Refugee Tribunal, and Member of the Migration and Refugee Division of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Lisa is available to accept briefs to appear in all State and Federal Courts in commercial matters including property and planning disputes, contractual disputes and consumer law and trade practices matters, as well as all merits and judicial review proceedings - specifically in migration cases.
She is a former registered migration agent (MARN 1799388). She continues to provide immigration assistance and advice to solicitors, applicants and migrations agents in all aspects of the Migration Act and Citizenship Act including in relation to all AAT review matters.
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Competition Law & Consumer Law
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Property & Probate
Corporations Law & Securities Law
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Environmental Law & Planning Law
Equity & Trusts
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Public Sector Appeals
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law
Admitted to the Legal Profession:
16 Aug 1999
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
23 Nov 2000
BA LLB (Hons) (Grad Dip Leg Prac)
Supreme Court - The Victorian Compensation and Planning Users' Group