Rose Singleton

QUALIFICATIONS  LLB (Hons), BA (Monash University)
ADMITTED  2013    BAR  2020

PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE  0481 565 195

Rose Singleton, LLB (Hons), BA (Monash University)


  • Administrative Law
  • Class Actions
  • Common Law
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Criminal Law
  • Defamation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Employment / Industrial
  • Media
  • Personal Injuries
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Tribunals

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Rose has a broad practice with a focus on common law and public law.

Matters in which Rose has particular speciality and experience include:

  • negligence and intentional tort claims, particularly the intersection of the exercise of public power and tortious liability;
  • coronial inquests and public inquiries;
  • urgent and sensitive proceedings involving disputes about public interest immunity and client legal privilege, applications for closed court and proceeding suppression orders;
  • quasi-criminal matters, such as proceedings under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997; and
  • disciplinary proceedings on behalf of professional regulatory bodies and individuals, particularly those involving health practitioners and legal professionals.

Before coming to the Bar, Rose was a Principal Solicitor at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office, where she had carriage of high profile and sensitive proceedings on behalf of government clients. Before this, Rose worked in the Trials Chamber of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Center for Death Penalty Litigation in North Carolina.

Rose is reading with Ben Ihle QC and her senior mentor is Rachel Doyle SC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.