Tyrone Connell

Senior Solicitor
Area of law:
Constitutional law and parliament, Administrative decision making and review

Tyrone's practice includes constitutional and administrative law matters. He advises a diverse range of Victorian public sector clients on questions of statutory interpretation, the scope and limits of their powers and other areas of public law. Tyrone also conducts judicial review litigation and assists in the conduct of constitutional litigation on behalf of the Attorney-General.

Tyrone joined the VGSO in 2019 and has previously acted for and advised clients in relation to employment law, discrimination law and occupational health and safety. He has experience in conducting litigation in the High Court, the Federal Court, the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit and Family Court, and federal and state tribunals.

Tyrone has a strong understanding of the needs and operating environment of public sector clients, having previously worked at the Department of Education and Training.

Tyrone holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne. He was awarded the Supreme Court Prize as well as prizes in various subjects including administrative law and constitutional law. He has also worked as a research assistant to academics in the fields of constitutional law and environmental law.

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Reviewed 15 August 2023