Admitted to the Legal Profession:
02 Apr 1990
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
23 Nov 2000
BA, LLB (Melb)
Jacinta was articled at Slater
and Gordon and practised at that firm for 10 years before coming to the Bar. In
that time she worked in and managed a variety of personal injury cases including
all areas of common law and the various statutory schemes of Workcover, TAC and
Comcare, together with a variety of professional negligence matters.
Jacinta worked in employment and discrimination law, overseeing and managing
litigation in the Industrial Relations Commission, Equal Opportunity Tribunal,
Federal Court and the various state courts. Jacinta was been involved in major
litigation projects; specifically, product liability claims against the silicone
breast implant manufacturers, brought by Australian women filed largely in US
jurisdictions: and in litigation against the Australian Red Cross on behalf of
persons with medically acquired hepatitis C. Also Jacinta worked in native title
litigation for WA claimants before the then newly formed Native Title Tribunal.
She was also involved in litigation in relation to refugee issues working with
and chairing a number of committees assisting refugees and asylum seekers.