BIGS (USyd) JD (UMelb)
19 Jun 2018
Signed Bar Roll:
06 May 2021
460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Admitted to Practice:
Areas of Practice:
- Bankruptcy and Insolvency
- Civil Procedure Law
- Commercial Law
- Common Law
Annabel accepts briefs in commercial and common law matters.
Prior to coming to the bar, Annabel was the Senior Associate to the Honourable Associate Justice Efthim of the Supreme Court of Victoria. As his Honour’s Associate, Annabel gained significant experience on the Corporations List, the Associate Justice Practice Court and in judicial mediations.
Through the Corporations List, Annabel gained exposure to interlocutory applications and trials brought under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) including breaches of directors’ duties, voidable transactions, insolvent trading, applications to set aside statutory demands and contested winding up applications.
Annabel was also exposed to a variety of applications on the Associate Justice Practice Court, including injunctions, registration of foreign judgments, subpoena applications, pleading disputes and security for costs applications.
Prior to commencing at the Supreme Court, Annabel worked at boutique civil litigation firm, Charles Fice Solicitors. Annabel gained experience in a range of commercial and common law matters, including complex contractual disputes and insolvency. At times, Annabel appeared at the Federal Court in winding-up applications.
Annabel has written and spoken on legal technology, Artificial Intelligence and ethics. She is published in the Australian Intellectual Property Journal and co-authored a paper on AI and Legal Services for the Australian Council of Learned Academies.
Annabel is also a research assistant to a Modern Slavery Expert and Lecturer.
Annabel holds a Bachelor of International and Global Studies (Philosophy and Political Economics) from the University of Sydney and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne.
Annabel is reading with Simon Rubenstein. Her senior mentor is Jonathan Evans QC.