01 Oct

DLA Piper appoints Government Specialist Consultant Rebecca French

DLA Piper has appointed Dr Rebecca French as a Consultant in its Melbourne office, effective Monday 29 September.

Rebecca joins the firm from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), where she worked primarily in the civil, human rights, review and regulation, real property and retail tenancies lists.

Prior to that she was General Counsel at the Victorian Government Solicitors Office, and before then worked for the Administrative Law Branch at VGSO and in private practice for Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons).

DLA Piper Melbourne Office Managing Partner, Jane Hider said: "I am delighted to welcome Rebecca to the firm in Melbourne, where she will be working closely with the other members of our Victorian government group to advise clients on their administrative law issues." "Given her strong government focus, she will also work closely with our Canberra office and our national government practice."

In 2009, Rebecca was named as a finalist for ACLA's Australian Government Lawyer of the Year.

Posted in General by jcramond@britishchamber.com

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