Carolyn Sparke, QC Profile Page
|Carolyn Sparke, QC|
Areas of Practice
|Accredited Mediator, Commercial Law, Partnerships, Probate/ Wills/ TFM, Contract, Property Law, DeFacto Property, Superannuation, Equity/ Trusts, Guardianship and Administration|
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.
Graduate Melbourne University 1987 LLB, B Sc (computer science).
Articled Clerk and solicitor at Minter Ellison, Solicitors, 1988 to 1991.
Barrister since 1991, read with Noel Magee QC.
Accredited mediator since June 1996.
Specialise in Equity/Wills and probate law. Practice in general commercial work, including property law, superannuation, insolvency and corporations. Appearance work focussed in County, Supreme Courts, VCAT (Guardianship List). Co-author of Butterworths loose-leaf service "Wills Probate and Administration Service Victoria". Member of Editorial Committee, "Wills and Probate Bulletin". Regular presenter at seminars - ''Wills and Probate conference'', Law Institute seminars and so on - generally in the area of Wills and Probate Law. Law Institute Journal publications - "Where there's a will there's a way" and "Where there's a will there's a further way" and "When is a spouse not a spouse". Member of Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners. Holds Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes. Adjunct lecturer College of Law. Advocacy Instructor with the Australian Advocacy Institute and ABA. Former instructor at Melbourne University Advocacy Training course. Sitting Member, Firearms Appeals Committee, an appeals committee constituted under the Firearms Act.
|Owen Dixon Chambers West|