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Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Equal Opportunity/Discrimination
  • Medical Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
  • Regulatory Tribunals 
  • Torts

Naomi Hodgson primarily practices in public law, administrative law (both judicial and merits review), and inquests. Naomi also acts in common law and commercial matters. Naomi regularly appears on behalf of the Attorney General of Victoria and the Secretary of the Department of Justice in the County Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in public law matters.

She has appeared in inquests on behalf of interested parties including doctors, hospitals, the Chief Commissioner of Police and the State of Victoria. She is also regularly briefed to appear as counsel assisting the Coroner.

Naomi has appeared in a number of administrative law appeals including on behalf of the Coroner’s Court of Victoria in appeals to the Supreme Court. She also appears in administrative law merits review in VCAT and the AAT.

Previous Experience

Naomi was previously a Senior Associate in the Commercial Disputes Group at Minter Ellison where she completed her articles. During her time at Minter Ellison her main areas of practice were general commercial litigation, commercial contracts, financial services, directors' duties, market misconduct and regulatory compliance. In 2007, Naomi spent 6 months on secondment to ASIC where she worked in the Compliance and Enforcement groups.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Naomi spent one year at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office as a Senior Solicitor in the Litigation Branch. During her time at the VGSO, she worked on a wide variety of matters including obtaining sex offender supervision orders, vexatious litigant applications, coronial inquests and discrimination cases, as well as advising on negligence and property damage cases.

Naomi was awarded the Allens Arthur Robinson Corporations Law Prize in 2003 at Monash University.

Naomi is a Committee Member of the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria.

"From 20th May 2011, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation."


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