Type of practice:
Particular expertise and interest in the area of Elder Law and the regulation of health and medical care.
Appearance, opinion and drafting work including:
guardianship, administration (older persons and young persons with a disability)
powers of attorney
medical treatment decision making
special medical procedures
Peer Services Review Scheme under Health Insurance Act 1973
Medicare Participation Review Committee under Health Insurance Act 1973
Re Jamie  FamCAFC 110 (special medical procedure, Gillick competence)
Re Jamie  FamCAFC 8 (standing)
Re Baby D (No 2)  FamCA 176 (medical procedure, parental responsibility, best interests)
Gardner; Re BWV  VSC 173 (whether provision of nutrition and hydration by artificial means constitutes palliative care or medical treatment -
Medical Treatment Act 1988 (Vic), parens patriae jurisdiction)
Post Graduate Studies:
Doctor of Philosophy completed at the University of Melbourne Law School - the regulation of health services, health practitioners and complementary medicines, the legal obligations of medical practitioners when incorporating integrative medicine and complementary and alternative medicine into conventional medical practice.
PhD awards - Medico-Legal Society of Victoria Academic Prize 2002 and Harold Luntz Graduate Research Thesis Prize 2008, University of Melbourne Law School.
Presented numerous papers at international, national and state conferences and seminars in the area of elder law, elder mediation and the law related to integrative medicine and complementary and alternative medicine.