Carolyn specialises in Equity, Wills and Probate law. Her practice covers general commercial work including; property law, superannuation, insolvency and corporations. Appearance work is focused in County, Supreme Courts, VCAT (Guardianship List). She has been an accredited mediator since 1996.
She is a co-author of Butterworths loose-leaf service ‘Wills Probate and Administration Service Victoria’. Author of Law Institute Journal publications ‘Where there’s a will there’s a way“, “Where there’s a will there’s a further way” and “When is a spouse not a spouse”.
Carolyn is a regular presenter at ‘Wills and Probate conference’, Law Institute seminars and generally in the area of Wills and Probate law.
She is a member of the Editorial Committee, ‘Wills and Probate Bulletin’, a member of Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners and a sitting Member, Firearms Appeals Committee, an appeals committee constituted under the Firearms Act.
Former instructor at Melbourne University Advocacy Training course.
Holds Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes.
Adjunct lecturer College of Law
Advocacy Instructor with the Australian Advocacy Institute and ABA
1987- Graduated from Melbourne University LLB, B Sc (computer science).
1988 to 1991 – Articled Clerk and solicitor at Minter Ellison, Solicitors.
Barrister since 1991, read with Noel Magee QC.
Accredited mediator since June 1996.