Bernadette is a litigator and advocate with more than 25 years' experience providing legal advice to the Commonwealth Government. She advises on merits review, judicial review and statutory interpretation, and represents clients before Royal Commissions and inquiries.
What she does
Bernadette regularly appears as an advocate in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court.
She has extensive knowledge of the Commonwealth's operating environment, including the requirements of the Legal Services Directions and, in particular, the obligation to act as model litigant.
Who she works with
Bernadette works with Commonwealth entities.