Senior Solicitor
JD, BA (Media and Communications)

Current Practice 

Eleanor practices in government and administrative law, primarily providing advice and conducting litigation in the areas of compulsory land acquisition and compensation law, and planning and environment law.  Eleanor also advises, and acts for, government clients on questions of statutory interpretation and the exercise of statutory powers.
 

Experience

Eleanor joined the VGSO in 2018, having previously practiced at an international commercial law firm in the area of general commercial litigation.  Her previous experience includes acting for clients in large-scale litigation in the Supreme and Federal Courts and in the context of a Royal Commission.  Eleanor also has significant experience advising clients on regulatory compliance and corporations law issues. 
 
In 2016/2017, Eleanor was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Jennifer Davies in the Federal Court of Australia. 
 
Eleanor holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Arts (Media Communications) from the University of Melbourne.
 

Memberships and Professional Associations

  • Law Institute of Victoria