Gabi practises in commercial litigation, including insurance law, banking and finance, corporations law, and construction and infrastructure law, as well as in administrative law and other areas of public law. She acts extensively for insurers, superannuation funds, banks and other financial institutions, construction companies, publicly listed and other major corporations, and government departments and agencies. She represents those clients both at trial and at appellate level, and has appeared in all state and federal courts.
Gabi’s recent cases have included:
Banking and finance
Construction and infrastructure
Gabi is currently a member of Bar Council and a member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial Bar Association. She was elected to Bar Council (2010-2011) and was a member of the Executive Committee of the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Administrative Law (2008-2011).
Gabi read with David Batt QC.
Prior to joining the Bar, Gabi was a litigation solicitor at Mallesons and Allens, and was associate to the Hon. Justice Weinberg when his Honour was at the Federal Court of Australia.
Gabi also has experience in government and legal policy, having worked as a Senior Legal Policy Officer at the Victorian Department of Justice and Regulation. In that role, she managed aspects of the Attorney-General’s civil law reform program, with a particular focus on dispute resolution and access to justice. Her legislative projects included the introduction of the Victorian Court of Appeal’s 2014 civil appeals reforms and the implementation of the Vexatious Proceedings Act 2014 (Vic).