Full Name: Ms Carly Robertson
Phone: +61 3 9225 8321
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0416039218
Chambers: Isaacs Chambers
Room: 1207
Date of Admission: 15 Apr 2008
Called to the Bar: 22 Oct 2015
Qualifications: BA, LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor


Carly has extensive experience in relation to planning and environmental law matters, including merits review hearings in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) acting for private clients and government agencies. Her practice covers all aspects of environment, planning and native title matters.

Since coming to the Bar in 2015, Carly has appeared regularly in a broad range of matters before VCAT, Planning Panels, the Magistrates' Court (including local government prosecutions) and in appeals in planning, restrictive covenants and related matters before the Supreme Court. 

Prior to coming to the Bar, Carly was the Associate to the Honourable Justice Osborn and the Honourable Justice Cavanough (formerly Head of the Valuation, Compensation and Planning List) at the Supreme Court of Victoria. Prior to moving to the Supreme Court, Carly worked as a solicitor at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst).

Carly’s recent advice and appearance work is listed under the 'Cases' tab above.

Carly is a member of the Victorian Planning and Environment Law Association and the Victorian Supreme Court Users Group for the Valuation, Compensation and Planning List.

Areas of Practice


Commercial Law

  • Property & Probate

Criminal Law

  • Environmental

Environmental Law & Planning Law

  • Civil Enforcement
  • Merit Appeals
  • Mining
  • Planning Offences


  • Local Government

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Human Rights Law
  • Judicial Review
  • Native Title
From 30 Oct 2015, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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