Leonie Bird Profile Page
|BA Melb, LLB Monash|
Areas of Practice
|Accredited Mediator, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Commercial Law, Probate/ Wills/ TFM, DeFacto Property, Guardianship and Administration|
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.
Tutor - Administrative Law;Faculty of Law and Management - Latrobe University 1989, Judges Associate - County Court of Victoria,- Judge Harbison 1997- 2000,- Reserve Associate to Judge O'Shea and Judge Hassett, Expertise, Commercial Law, Inquest Law, Testator Family Maintenance, Law of Nuisance, Interlocutory Law in County Court and Supreme Court. Update author for the Lexis Nexis - Looseleaf service
Leonie commenced study at Latrobe University and was appointed a tutor in the Faculty of Law, teaching Administrative Law and Law and Social Justice. She completed her Law Degree at Monash University and was admitted into practice in 1996 upon completion of the Practical Training Course at Leo Cussen Institute. In 1997 she was appointed Associate to Her Honour Judge Harbison in the Country Court at Melbourne. As a Judge Associate she gained first hand insight into the conduct of criminal and civil trials (including personal injury and workcover claims). Upon Her Honour Judge Harbison assuming position of Judge in Charge of the Damages Business List, Leonie assisted in the administration and conduct of Directions Hearings and List Management. She gained experience in all aspects of interlocutory proceedings and Case List Management. She worked for a short time as a Reserve Associate to His Honour Judge O'Shea and His Honour Judge Hassett. Leonie signed the Bar Roll in 2000. She has a sound knowledge of the law relating to commercial disputes, de facto property law, Guardianship and Administration of estates, testator family maintenance and succession Law. She has specialist experience in interlocutory proceedings in the County Court and the Supreme Court. She is an update author for the Lexis Nexis loose-leaf service Court Forms,Precedents and Pleadings Vic),and is currently responsible for the chapter of the Law of Nuisance. The chapter deals with the law of public and private nuisance,including its effect on road and water authorities.
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