Solicitor
BA, JD

Current practice

Margie has a diverse practice, providing advice on and conducting litigation in relation to constitutional law, administrative law, and planning and environment law. Margie's particular interests include novel questions of statutory interpretation, and the nature and limits to executive, judicial and legislative power.

Margie has been involved in litigation in the High Court of Australia, Supreme Court of Victoria and administrative tribunals. Her clients include the Attorney-General, government departments, agencies and statutory authorities.

Experience

Margie joined the VGSO as a Graduate in March 2019 and was admitted to practice in May 2020. While a graduate, Margie gained experience in a variety of practice areas, including commercial and property transactions, personal injury litigation, supervision order and crimes mental impairment matters, and employment law.

Prior to joining VGSO, Margie worked as a paralegal at the Victorian Department of Education and Training, and in the Dispute Resolution practice at an international commercial law firm. While an undergraduate, she worked for a number of years as a property settlement agent in Melbourne CBD.  Margie completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Melbourne, and was awarded the Supreme Court Prize. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Sociology.