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Julia is a leading compensation and personal injury lawyer. A partner in the firm’s compensation division, Julia appears regularly for both plaintiffs and defendants.

Fair access to the legal system, social justice and being compassionate when it matters are the principles that underpin Julia’s work.

Julia has extensive experience in royal commissions and commissions of inquiry. She is motivated to help people deal with life-changing situations, obtain redress through the legal system and get on with their lives. Understanding how stressful these experiences can be, Julia is sensitive in her interactions with clients, valuing good communication as much as technical legal advice.

Julia has successfully won cases for refugees who have been mistreated while in detention; or have been wrongfully detained. This is a complex and developing area of litigation and Julia successfully completed one of the first cases of this kind.

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial litigation and dispute resolution
  • Accredited Specialists in Personal Injury Law
  • Estate Planning, Wills and Probate
  • Public Inquiries, Royal Commissions & Special Projects

Key Professional Achievements:

  • Julia was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2008.
  • Julia obtained her law degree, with honours, from Macquarie University.
  • She commenced at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in 2005 and was made a Partner of the firm in 2014.