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 primarily practises in common law, inquests and inquiries and public law.

Rose is a former Principal Solicitor in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Branch at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office, where she had carriage of high profile litigation and inquests on behalf of the State of Victoria and its departments and agencies.

Rose has expertise in intentional torts (including misfeasance in public office and malicious prosecution) and negligence, particularly claims involving novel duties of care.

Rose also has significant experience in police powers, privilege issues, public interest immunity claims and suppression regimes under the Open Courts Act 2013.

Prior to her seven years at the VGSO, Rose gained experience in criminal and international law while working as a legal intern in the Trials Chamber of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and with the Center for Death Penalty Litigation in North Carolina.

Rose holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

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

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.