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Gemma-Jane Cooper

QUALIFICATIONS  BA; LLB (Hons)
ADMITTED  2006    BAR  2013
CHAMBERS  ODW 314

PHONE  9225 7193
EMAIL  gjcooper@vicbar.com.au

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Gemma-Jane Cooper, BA; LLB (Hons)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Magistrates Court
  • Common Law
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injuries
  • Professional Negligence
  • Torts (Other Than PI)
  • Transport Accident Act
  • Work Cover

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Experience

Gemma-Jane has practised widely in the areas of general public liability, workers' compensation and insurance law for over 10 years.

She has acted for both commercial and government clients, specialising in litigation arising from personal injury, property damage and industrial accidents. She also has significant experience in bullying and sexual assault claims against schools, dependency actions and section 138 recovery claims under the Accident Compensation Act.

Gemma-Jane has advised in the areas of privacy law, FOI, defamation and contempt. She has appeared in various Victorian Courts opposing applications for non-publication orders on behalf of media clients.

From 16 May 2013, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.