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Amy Wood

QUALIFICATIONS   LLB (Hons), Bbus (Mgt)
ADMITTED  2008    BAR  2009
CHAMBERS  ODW 307

PHONE  9225 6066
MOBILE  0412 377 901
EMAIL  amywood@vicbar.com.au

Amy Wood,   LLB (Hons), Bbus (Mgt)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Magistrates Court
  • Administrative Law
  • Common Law
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Criminal Law
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Intervention Orders
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Personal Injuries
  • Sports Law
  • Traffic Offences
  • Work Cover

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Experience

In her practice as a barrister, Amy predominately appears in personal injury related matters. She appears both on her own and with senior counsel, in all jurisdictions in which such matters are litigated. As well as appearing in personal injury matters, Amy also accepts briefs to advise and draft paperwork, including but not limited to, "Serious Injury" Applications, Interrogatories and Medical Panel Referrals.

Amy has a particular interest and ability in sporting tribunal work, coronal inquests and summary crime, and since coming to the Bar she has provided advice and appeared in these areas in various matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Amy was the Associate to His Honour Judge Hicks at the County Court of Victoria. As an Associate, Amy acquired a wealth of experience in both the personal injury and criminal law jurisdictions (including the Racing Appeals Tribunal). Prior to working as a Judge's Associate, Amy worked for a boutique commercial law firm and a prior to that, with a criminal law sole practitioner.

Amy is a member of the Compensation Law Bar Association and the Criminal Law Bar Association.