Fleur is an experienced commercial and tax barrister focusing on class actions, company and securities law, contract disputes, regulatory and disciplinary action, international arbitrations, professional negligence claims and taxation disputes.
With over 14 years' litigation experience, Fleur has acted for both corporate clients and individuals in the financial services, oil and gas, mineral resources, property and construction, professional services and automotive sectors. Fleur has acted in class actions in the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Victoria. She has been involved in investigations and proceedings by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Australian Taxation Office, the Tax Practitioners Board, the State Revenue Office, the Fair Work Commission and the Victorian Legal Services Board. She is a member of the Commercial Bar Association.
Fleur practises across all types of taxation law at the State and Federal level, including income tax, superannuation (including SMSF), capital gains, GST, transfer pricing, stamp duty, payroll tax, land tax, disciplinary matters and tax prosecutions. She is a member of the Tax Bar Association and the International Fiscal Association. She holds a Master of Taxation from Melbourne University and is a Fellow of the Tax Institute.
Fleur has appeared in the Federal Court of Australia, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the County Court, the Federal Circuit Court, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Magistrates' Court and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. As well as practicing in Victoria, Fleur has acted in cases in New South Wales, Western Australia, and Tasmania.
Prior to joining the Bar in 2013, Fleur was a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution Group at King & Wood Mallesons.
Fleur holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours from the University of Sydney. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts with first class honours. While studying law at Sydney University, Fleur was a paralegal at the HIH Insurance Royal Commission.