Barrister. Arbitrator. Mediator. Educator. Political Economist.
The Bridie difference
Bridie’s experience and aptitude for lateral thinking, translates to an ability to find a solution to any seemingly intractable problem. Her expertise across a vast array of areas allows Bridie, through the better management of risk and the enhancement of legal arguments, to assist her clients improve outcomes by transforming strategy into results.
Bridie’s passion for learning and education means she is continually updating her knowledge and engaging in professional development.
Bridie’s objectivity is renowned. Her balanced views mean she can appreciate both sides of a controversy and assist her clients with realistic expectations of outcomes.
Bridie is able to work with her clients in a modern and flexible way. She works directly with in-house legal counsel and government departments, as well as clients located outside Australia.
Bridie is an experienced senior junior barrister with outstanding all-round legal skills. She is able to carry matters from inception to completion, regardless of the direction the matter takes.
Her broad expertise traverses public administrative law, banking and finance, corporations law, Admiralty and maritime, transport, contractual disputes, equity, trusts, real property, consumer law, planning, communications, professional negligence, malpractice, occupational discipline, insurance, marine insurance, domestic and cross border insolvency, revenue, mining, energy, resources and utilities, construction litigation, family law and crime.
Bridie appears un-led at both trial and appellate level, and in administrative tribunals and commissions of inquiry.
She practises in domestic and international commercial arbitration, is an accredited arbitrator, Fellow of CIArb, Fellow of ACICA and a NSW District Court approved arbitrator.
Bridie is an experienced board director. She can provide advice on corporate governance, compliance, strategy, risk management and board responsibilities.
Bridie’s charismatic, engaging and intelligent speaking style means she is a sought after speaker, presenter and commentator on a wide range of social and legal issues.