Florence Chen has a general commercial practice and has experience in matters involving building and construction, banking law, insolvency and taxation.
She has acted in a range of complex matters in State and Federal jurisdictions, including: a building and construction arbitration involving variations; a Court of Appeal matter involving an oral contract; a Supreme Court trial involving trusts; a Federal Court trial involving allegations of breaches of directors duties; and District and Magistrates Court trials relating to commercial leases.
Prior to coming to the Bar, she was the associate to the Honourable Justice Fryberg for two years and the Honourable Justice Jackson for one year.
She currently tutors Civil Procedure at the University of Queensland.
2015-2016 Bar Association of Queensland Bar Council – Under 3 year representative
2014-2016 Queensland Young Lawyers Association – President
2014-2016 University of Queensland Law Graduates Association – Committee Member
2015-2016 Out For Australia – Events Coordinator
Bar Association of Queensland
Queensland Young Lawyers Association
Women Lawyers Association Queensland
2014-2016 Civil Procedure tutor (University of Queensland)
2013 Judges Associate to the Honourable Justice Jackson
2011-2012 Judges associate to the Honourable Justice Fryberg
Bachelor of Laws (UQ)
Bachelor of Commerce, major in Accounting (UQ)
Advanced Taxation Law Award (UQ subject prize)
Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Award