Estelle A Frawley


Barrister

Mobile:
Admitted:
16 Oct 2007
Bar:
4 May 2017
Location:
Room 1009, Owen Dixon Chambers East,
205 William Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Estelle accepts briefs in public and administrative law and has expertise in health and human services, corrections, disciplinary proceedings, regulatory prosecutions and IVF law.

Estelle has experience relating to Inquiries and Royal Commissions having previously acted as Counsel Assisting the Health Complaints Commissioner’s Inquiry into Assisted Reproductive Treatment Practices.  She has also assisted  the Victorian State Government in its response to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health system and Bushfire Royal Commission.      

Since coming to the Bar, Estelle has appeared in contested hearings in the Children's Court, Magistrates’ Court, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Coroners Court, County Court and Supreme Court. 

Estelle has acted for several Government Departments and statutory bodies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, Corrections Victoria, the Department of Justice and Community Safety, Vic Roads, Transport Safety Victoria and the Department of Education and Training.  In relation to disciplinary proceedings, Estelle has appeared before the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee and Suitability Panel and has acted for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.  She has also appeared for the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal in review matters.  

Estelle has a varied practice and regularly appears in all matters involving Government and statutory bodies, including child protection applications, crimes mental impairment matters, disciplinary proceedings, working with children check reviews, post sentence applications and victims of crime matters.  

Before coming to the Bar, Estelle was a Principal Solicitor for a number of Government Departments, including the Department of Health and Human Services, Corrections Victoria and the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office as well as working as a solicitor at a major law firm. Estelle has also been involved in legislative drafting and has worked on both primary and subordinate legislation.  Previously, Estelle was the Associate to the Patient Review Panel and she has expertise in IVF law and board governance requirements.  

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Family Law
Government
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

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Estelle accepts briefs in public and administrative law and has expertise in health and human services, corrections, disciplinary proceedings, regulatory prosecutions and IVF law.

Estelle has experience relating to Inquiries and Royal Commissions having previously acted as Counsel Assisting the Health Complaints Commissioner’s Inquiry into Assisted Reproductive Treatment Practices.  She has also assisted  the Victorian State Government in its response to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health system and Bushfire Royal Commission.      

Since coming to the Bar, Estelle has appeared in contested hearings in the Children's Court, Magistrates’ Court, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Coroners Court, County Court and Supreme Court. 

Estelle has acted for several Government Departments and statutory bodies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, Corrections Victoria, the Department of Justice and Community Safety, Vic Roads, Transport Safety Victoria and the Department of Education and Training.  In relation to disciplinary proceedings, Estelle has appeared before the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee and Suitability Panel and has acted for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.  She has also appeared for the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal in review matters.  

Estelle has a varied practice and regularly appears in all matters involving Government and statutory bodies, including child protection applications, crimes mental impairment matters, disciplinary proceedings, working with children check reviews, post sentence applications and victims of crime matters.  

Before coming to the Bar, Estelle was a Principal Solicitor for a number of Government Departments, including the Department of Health and Human Services, Corrections Victoria and the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office as well as working as a solicitor at a major law firm. Estelle has also been involved in legislative drafting and has worked on both primary and subordinate legislation.  Previously, Estelle was the Associate to the Patient Review Panel and she has expertise in IVF law and board governance requirements.