Rachel has a broad civil practice, with an emphasis on commercial litigation, administrative law, equity, insolvency, intellectual property and building and construction. She draws on over five years’ experience as a solicitor, where she acted for corporate and private clients and government bodies, regularly appearing as advocate.
She has particular experience representing clients in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and has conducted trials and hearings in QCAT’s review and appeal jurisdiction. Rachel has represented clients in various dispute resolution processes including compulsory conferences and mediations.
Rachel’s experience extends to a wide range of commercial and private disputes.
As an Associate Solicitor at a boutique commercial litigation firm, she conducted dispute resolution and commercial litigation for corporations, builders and developers, government bodies and private clients, regularly appearing in State Courts, Federal Courts and Tribunals.
Rachel has particular experience acting for government clients in regulatory debt recovery and administrative reviews, including appeals from administrative decisions.
Rachel has acted in building disputes involving both BCIPA claims and subsequent litigation, as well as various tortious claims, equitable claims and general contractual disputes. She has experience in intellectual property matters, conducting litigation involving numerous trademark disputes. Her experience in succession law involves estate administration and family provision applications.
Bar Association of Queensland
Building Dispute Practitioners Society
2014-2016 Associate Solicitor, Robinson Locke Litigation Lawyers
2012-2013 Solicitor, Robinson Locke Litigation Lawyers
2011-2012 Solicitor, Forbes Dowling Lawyers
Bachelor of Laws (QUT)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (QUT)