Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor
BA, LLB (Hons) and Grad Dip Law

Current practice

Julie leads the Commercial, Property and Technology branch at the VGSO.  Julie's team comprises over 30 lawyers and support staff dedicated to assisting the Victorian Government and its agencies in their activities.

Julie advises on government projects throughout their lifecycle on all government engagements with the private sector and on intragovernmental and intergovernmental arrangements.


Julie has particular expertise in government project work including significant outsourcing and procurement matters, contractual drafting and negotiation, statutory interpretation and assisting the Victorian Government and national government entities in policy development and legislative reform processes.

Julie has worked for government entities in a wide range of sectors including transport, emergency services, gambling, racing, corrections, energy, resources, water and health.

Julie joined the VGSO in 2013 after spending nearly 20 years at a leading private law firm.  Julie's recent work includes advising on gambling licensing processes, on integrity issues in the racing sector, on the arrangements for the long-term leasing of the Port of Melbourne and advising on various projects in the emergency management, corrections and transport sectors.