CAROLYN SPARKE QC

Bar Roll – 30 May 1991    
Admitted – 31 Jul 1989
Date Appointed Silk –
27 Nov 2012
Nationally Accredited Mediator – 01 Jul 2008

Phone – +61 3 9225 8492
Mobile – 0418 549 396
Email – sparkie@vicbar.com.au
Chambers –Room  1314, Owen Dixon Chambers West, 525 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000

 

CAROLYN SPARKE QC

Bar Roll – 30 May 1991    
Admitted – 31 Jul 1989
Date Appointed Silk –
27 Nov 2012
Nationally Accredited Mediator – 01 Jul 2008

Phone – +61 3 9225 8492
Mobile – 0418 149 442
Email – sparkie@vicbar.com.au
Chambers –Room  1314, Owen Dixon Chambers West, 525 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000

 

Area of Law

  • Commercial Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Family Law

About

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.

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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.

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