Solicitor
JD, BA (International Studies) (Hons)
Current practice

Lidija practices in government and administrative law, primarily providing litigation and advice services in the areas of compulsory land acquisition and compensation law, and planning and environment law.

Experience

Lidija joined the VGSO as a Trainee Lawyer in 2015.  Since then she has worked on a broad range of advice and litigation matters, relating to compensation, judicial review and administrative decision-making, and statutory interpretation. 

Prior to coming to the VGSO, Lidija worked as a Project Officer, Indigenous Family Violence Policy Coordination Unit with the Office of Aboriginal Affairs.  Lidija also worked as a support officer with the Heritage Unit and the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council.  

Throughout her law studies, Lidija worked as a law clerk for the Office of the General Counsel at The University of Melbourne and as a Research Assistant at the Melbourne Law School, and volunteered as a paralegal at Inner Melbourne Community Legal.  She completed internships at the Australian Law Reform Commission working on the Review of the Native Title Act 1993, and with the Judicial College of Victoria working on civil procedure.

Memberships and professional associations

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Victorian Planning and Environmental Association