ALDEN, Coral

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ALDEN, Coral

Areas of Practice 

Common Law/Personal Injury
  • Class Actions
  • Dust Diseases 
  • Intentional Torts 
  • Motor vehicles and Transport
  • Negligence 
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Professional Negligence 
  • Bankruptcy 
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law
  • Insolvency 
  • Probate 
  • Property 
Public/Administrative Law 
  • Judicial Review and Administrative Law


Coral practises in common law and commercial law. She has particular expertise in personal injury, defamation, contract, insolvency, judicial review and appeals and representative proceedings.

Since coming to the Bar, Coral has appeared (alone and as junior counsel) in a wide range of tort and personal injury matters in the Magistrates’ Court, County Court and Supreme Court and in civil claims matters in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Coral accepts briefs to represent plaintiffs and defendants in statutory benefits proceedings, serious injury applications, trials and appeals. She also accepts briefs in contractual disputes, insolvency, wills and probate and criminal matters (including bail applications and pleas).

Before coming to the Bar, Coral was Class Actions and Major Torts List Coordinator to the Honourable Justices J Forrest and John Dixon (2016-2017), Associate to the Honourable John T (Jack) Rush RFD QC (2014-2016) and Executive Assistant to the Honourable Associate Justice Daly (2011-2014), Supreme Court. She assisted in the hearing and conduct of complex civil and criminal cause and jury matters, urgent applications in the Practice Court, the Christmas Island detention centre class action, the Snake Valley and Jack River bushfire class actions and the Roo Roofing class action. Coral’s involvement also extended to the supervision of settlements in respect of the Bonsoy litigation and the Kilmore-East Kinglake and Murrindindi Black Saturday bushfire litigation.

Coral graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts in 2010 and from Monash University with a Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) in 2014.

Coral is reading with Chris Young and her Senior Mentor is Stephen O'Meara QC.



From 5 May 2017, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation







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