Brigitte has extensive experience and a particular interest in government and commercial litigation. Brigitte acts for a broad range of government and corporate clients in all types of disputes and litigation matters, including institutional child abuse claims, administrative law matters, contractual disputes, property disputes, inquiries and inquests and defamation. Brigitte also has experience acting for major financial institutions in banking, insolvency and recoveries matters. Brigitte has appeared in the NSW Supreme Court, District Court and Local Court, as well as the Federal Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and she adopts a proactive and client-focused approach to resolving disputes and Court proceedings using alternative dispute resolution processes and lateral thinking where possible.
Institutional child abuse
Acting for the State of NSW in various institutional child abuse claims. Seconded to icare as Technical Claims Manager managing a portfolio of institutional child abuse claims.
National Disability Insurance Agency
Acting for the NDIA in administrative matters involving reviewable decisions relating to supports and funding.
Transport for NSW
Acting in various Court proceedings and disputes involving maritime tenancies and developments.
‘Big Four’ banks and major financial institutions
Acting in disputes and Court proceedings involving debt recovery and security enforcement and providing strategic advice.