Areas of Practice:

Administrative Law (All State and Federal Courts and Tribunals)
Inquests & Commissions of Inquiry

I graduated from Macquarie University in Arts, winning the final year English prize. I then studied law at Sydney University, where I was a student member of the editorial board of the Sydney Law Review, before completing my LLB in 1996.

At the Bar, I specialise in administrative law, and I am a member of the administrative law committee of the Law Council of Australia.

I have a special interest in appearing for health professionals in disciplinary matters in all courts and tribunals, and at inquests.

Qualifications:  BA, Macquarie, LLB Sydney.

Appointments:  Member of Administrative Law Section of Law Council of Australia.

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Selected Recent Papers:

Some approaches to statutory interpretation

Representing health professionals at inquests: sit still and say nothing?

Judicial review of NCAT decisions

Categories of judicial review

How to determine error in administrative decisions: A cheat's guide

The importance of statutory interpretation to administrative law.

When is it OK for a decision-maker to change their mind?

Some reflections on Li's case: a new concept of "legal unreasonableness"?

Working with inquisitorial Tribunals, and some suggestions for reform