Contributors 2018

 

Contributor

Chapter contributed to

Andrew Adams
Executive Officer, Office of the Victorian Ombudsman

12.3  Taking a problem to an ombudsman

Renata Alexander
Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law, Monash University

4.4  Family violence

Mark Attard
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

6.3  Building or renovating a house

10.4  Insurance

Faisal Bakhtiar
Senior Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

5.1  Dealing with social security

Lynne Barratt
Solicitor, Bradley Lawyers

11.4  Community activism

Joseph Barravecchio
Solicitor; Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist, Accredited Administrative Law Specialist

1.1  Where our laws come from

Elizabeth Beal
Consultant Lawyer, Network Ten and ACMI

7.5  The internet and the law

Placido Belardo
Principal Solicitor, Disability Discrimination Legal Service

8.3  Disability and criminal justice

8.4  Physical disability

Paul Bingham
Barrister

5.6  Superannuation

Paul Boers
Accredited Family Law Specialist

4.3  Same-sex and de facto couples and families

Gerard Brody
CEO, Consumer Action Law Centre

7.2  Consumer protection laws

7.4  Taking action as a consumer

Rosalinda Casamento
Senior Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

5.1  Dealing with social security

Jennifer Chen
Boers Associates

4.3  Same-sex and de facto couples and families

Michael Clothier
Partner, Clothier Anderson; Accredited Immigration Law Specialist

12.1  Immigration and refugees

Greg Connellan
Magistrate, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

1.2  An introduction to the courts

3.5  Arrest, search, interrogation and your rights

Benjamin Cording
Principal Solicitor, Tenants Victoria Legal Service

6.1  Tenancy

Peter Cotter
Solicitor and Mentor, Leo Cussen Centre for Law

6.4  Neighbours and noise

Karen Cusack
Victorian Health Complaints Commissioner

9.1  Health and the law

Patrick Easton
Associate, Allens

12.5  Freedom of information law

Lachlan Edwards
Senior Solicitor, Consumer Action Law Centre

5.9  Credit reporting

5.10  Unauthorised transactions and ePayments Code

Noah Eidelson
Barrister

4.1  Marriage and divorce

4.2  Parental responsibilities and child support

Angus Frith
Barrister

1.1  Where our laws come from

Edmund Gale
Senior Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

5.3  Understanding bankruptcy

Suzan Gencay
Solicitor, Victoria Legal Aid

3.3  Sexual offences

3.4  Sex work

Deborah Glass
Victorian Ombudsman

12.3  Taking a problem to an ombudsman

James Gorman
Partner, Gorman & Hannan

1.4  The Children’s Court

Joseph Gorman
Partner, Gorman & Hannan

4.7  Young people’s rights and responsibilities

Philip Grano
Principal Legal Officer, Office of the Public Advocate

8.2  Disability: standing up for your rights

8.7  Understanding guardianship

8.8  Understanding powers of attorney

Deidre Griffiths
Principal Solicitor and Executive Officer, Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service

8.1  Understanding disability and the law

8.6  Intellectual disability

Carolene Gwynn
Judge, County Court of Victoria

3.6  How bail works

Douglas James
Barrister

5.2  Are you in debt?

Kamalini Jayasena
Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

4.2  Parental responsibilities and child support

Charlotte Jones
Principal Solicitor, Mental Health Legal Centre

8.5  Mental illness

Michael Kane
Solicitor

6.2  Buying or selling a house

Ian Killey
Lecturer, Victoria University

1.1  Where our laws come from

Belinda La Rocca
Senior Legal Advisor, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

11.1  Discrimination and human rights

Michelle Lindley
Australian Human Rights Commission

11.1  Discrimination and human rights

Benjamin Lindner
Barrister

1.2  An introduction to the courts

3.7  Which court for which crime?

Peter Lynch
Solicitor, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist

1.3  Sentencing in the Magistrates’ Court

6.8  Driving offences

Michael McGarvie
Former Victorian Legal Services Commissioner and CEO, Victorian Legal Services Board

2.1  Legal representation

Rebecca McMahon
Director, Not-for-profit Law, Justice Connect

6.6  Community organisations

Stewart McNab
Barrister

9.3  Wills

9.4  Estates

9.5  Funerals

Norman Mermelstein
Solicitor, REIV Accredited Owners Corporations Specialist

6.5  Owners corporations

Kerri-anne Millard
Manager, Policy and Regulation, Victorian Legal Services Board + Commissioner

2.1  Legal representation

Catherine Miller
Solicitor, Consumer Action Law Centre

5.7  Understanding credit and finance

Jamie Moffat
Secretary, Appeal Costs Board

10.7  Compensation for some legal costs

Aras Mollison
Solicitor, Lander & Rogers

11.5  Employment contracts, awards and agreements

11.6  Protection for your rights at work

Sandip Mukerjea
Barrister

11.2  Defamation and your rights

Cat Newton
Solicitor and Policy Officer, Consumer Action Law Centre

7.3  Consumer guarantees

David Niven
Senior Solicitor, Consumer Action Law Centre

6.7  Buying a car

Glenn Osboldstone
Senior Legal Policy Officer, Environment Protection Authority Victoria

6.9  Road law for cyclists and skaters

Angela Palombo
Legal and Policy Officer, Office of the Health Complaints Commissioner

9.1  Health and the law

Jessica Richter
Solicitor

2.3  Representing yourself in court

Peter Rozen
Barrister

11.7  Occupational health and safety

Margaret Ryan
Special Counsel, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Lawyers

7.6  Copyright

Neville Sanders
REIV Accredited Owners Corporations Specialist

6.5  Owners corporations

Katia Sanderson
Solicitor, Consumer Action Law Centre

5.8  Mortgages, credit cards and other finance products

Olympia Sarrinikolaou
Victoria Legal Aid

5.1  Dealing with social security

Rod Saunders
Barrister and Mediator

7.7  Trade marks

Daniel Smedley
Principal, Sladen Legal; Accredited Tax Law Specialist

5.5  Taxation

Brendan Sydes
CEO and Solicitor, Environmental Justice Australia

11.3  Environmental law

Evelyn Tadros
Barrister

7.1  How contract law works

Toby Verey
Senior Policy and Projects Officer, Victoria Legal Aid

2.2  How legal aid can help

Helen Verrier
Senior Associate, Allens

12.5  Freedom of information law

Helen Versey
Former Victorian Privacy Commissioner

12.4  Privacy and your rights

Thracy Vinga
Barrister

10.6  Assistance for victims of crime

Russell Waters
Partner, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick

7.7  Trade marks

Merys Williams
Solicitor, Robinson Gill Lawyers

12.6  Complaints against Victoria Police

Stan Winford
Solicitor and Associate Director, Centre for Innovative Justice, RMIT University

3.2  Drug offences

3.9  Understanding criminal records

Brian Wright
Magistrate, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

10.1  Negligence and injury

10.2  Transport accident injuries

10.3  Work injuries