Meredith has been a barrister for 14 years. Her practice includes trial and appellate work mainly in public/administrative and taxation law.
She holds a first-class juris doctor degree and a masters degree in law from the University of Melbourne.
Meredith has appeared in a wide range of public/administrative law proceedings including:
- in judicial review proceedings in the Victorian Supreme Court and Court of Appeal concerning opinions of medical panels;
- in regulatory proceedings involving decisions of the Medical Board and Health Complaints Commissioner; and
- in migration and coronial proceedings.
In her tax practice, Meredith has acted both for, and against, the Commissioner of Taxation and state revenue authorities in significant tax disputes concerning income tax, payroll tax, superannuation (regulation), the lawful exercise of statutory powers and tax recovery issues including freezing orders. She was listed as a Leading Victorian Tax Barrister in Doyles Guide 2018.
Some recent published cases (attached as hyperlinks):
TOX096 v The Republic of Nauru  HCATrans 017
Shvetsova v Medical Board of Australia - VCAT 867
Smith v Coroners Court of Victoria  VSC 307
Gill v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  FCAFC 51
Bismillah Khan v Romas  VSC 731
Kipniak Pty Ltd v Rann  VSC 651
Stojilkovic v Romas & Ors  VSC 49  VSC 49
Pearce v Dr John Lloyd  VSC 806
Tan v Kotzman  VSC 482
Tuffa Workwear v Ha  VSC 557
McIntyre v Fish & Ors  VSC 82
Song v Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 840
Benjamin v Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 1157
Commissioner of Taxation of the Commonwealth of Australia v Haritos  HCATrans 337 \
Qualweld Australia Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue  NSWCATAP 249;
Freelance Global Ltd atf the Freelance Trust No. 1 v State Commissioner of NSW  NSWSC 127
Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Effie Haritos & Ors  VSC 379
George Haritos and Alex Kyritsis v Commissioner of Taxation  FCA 96;
Meredith is the Chair of the Victorian Bar Pro Bono Committee.
Previously she has served as a member of the Bar’s Ethics Committee and Equality and Diversity Committee. She is a member of the Tax Bar Association and Commercial Bar Association.
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Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
11 May 2006
LL.M, JD, BA, Assoc. Dip. Mus(Opera)
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