Julia has a broad practice with a focus on commercial law, criminal law, public law and major torts.
Before coming to the Bar, Julia was a Principal Solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions, where she had carriage of criminal and quasi-criminal matters in the County Court, Supreme Court and High Court. Prior to the OPP, Julia was an Associate to the Hon Justice Nettle AC in the High Court and to the Hon Chief Justice Warren AC in the Supreme Court. She also practised as a solicitor in the Litigation and Victoria Police branches of the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office and was a member of the legal team for the State’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Julia holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) and a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours; Supreme Court Prize) from the University of Melbourne. She also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction) from the University of Oxford. She has lectured in Remedies and Torts in the JD program at Melbourne Law School.
Julia is a reporter for the Victorian Reports and the Commonwealth Law Reports.
Julia is reading with Kateena O’Gorman and her senior mentor is Rowena Orr QC.
From 7 May 2021, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.