Erin primarily practises in the areas of discrimination and equal opportunity law, disciplinary matters, workplace bullying, and unfair dismissal.
As a graduate of VGSO's trainee program, Erin has experience in preparing a broad range of complex advices for government clients and assisting them to manage litigious matters.
Erin has worked on range of high-profile matters including the Royal Commission into Family Violence, and industrial relations disputes. She is presently seconded part-time to Victoria Police where she provides advice on workplace relations, misconduct, and disciplinary issues.
Prior to practising law, Erin worked as a specialist in the field of gender equality and preventing violence against women, with roles in organisations including the United Nations, the Victorian Government's Office of Women's Policy, and community sector organisations in Melbourne's west. Erin's work in the field took her to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, where she lived for 12 months working on community development and poverty alleviation projects.
During law school Erin volunteered with a community legal centre in Melbourne's west where she established a pilot project to extend access to justice to culturally and linguistically diverse women with family law legal problems. Erin also worked as a research assistant to counsel for an appeal in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Erin is a member of the Victorian Women Lawyers Women in Government Committee, a member of the Law Institute of Victoria's Human Trafficking Taskforce, and a member of the Law Institute of Victoria's Discrimination Law Committee. She is also a regular volunteer with Women's Legal Service Victoria.
Memberships and professional associations
- Law Institute of Victoria
- Victorian Women Lawyers