Principal Solicitor
LLB, BA (Politics Major)

Current practice

Andrea focusses on litigation and dispute resolution. She advises and represents numerous government departments, including:

  • Victoria Police in respect of civil claims against police members;
  • Corrections Victoria and the Department of Health and Human Services in respect of personal injury claims; and
  • the Attorney-General in respect of reviews and applications under the Crimes Mental Impairment regime, and vexatious litigant proceedings.

Experience

Prior to joining the VGSO in 2007, Andrea worked for a large commercial law firm in their Planning & Environment team, advising on planning issues for both local government and private developer clients.  Andrea also has experience working as a para-legal at a major personal injuries law firm, and at the Small Claims and Residential Tenancies Tribunals, prior to their amalgamation into the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Professional associations:

  • Law Institute of Victoria