Areas of Practice
Renee practices primarily in commercial, civil and administrative law, including class actions and inquiries. She also has experience in media law, including defamation and contempt.
Renee appears regularly in contested hearings, appeals and interlocutory matters in all State and Federal courts and tribunals.Since coming to the Bar, she has gained considerable trial experience, both as a junior and as sole counsel.
Renee has acted in many complex contractual disputes. Her matters have involved a diverse range of industries including retail, hospitality and
gaming, farming and agriculture, leasing, education and schools. Renee recently represented the State of Victoria with respect to the reopened
Hazelwood Mine Fire Board of Inquiry. She has also acted for local councils and other government entities.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Renee completed Articles at Cornwall Stodart and thereafter practiced as a solicitor in their Commercial Litigation team before moving to DLA Piper (formerly Phillips Fox).
At the Bar, Renee read with Georgina Schoff QC. Her senior mentor was William Houghton QC.
From 01 Jul 2016, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.
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