Fiona Batten

Bar Roll: 2012 Admitted: 2006
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Fiona practises in administrative law and commercial law.  Prior to joining the Bar, Fiona was a Senior Solicitor in the Litigation Branch of the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office from 2010 to 2012.  She worked on matters including negligence claims, injunction applications, merits review applications, statutory prosecutions, and advised on contractual disputes and statutory interpretation.

In 2008-2009, Fiona worked as the associate to the Honourable Justice Tracey in the Federal Court of Australia.  She assisted in matters concerning administrative law, trade practices, intellectual property, equal opportunity and human rights, employment and migration.

Fiona completed her articles at Baker & McKenzie and worked as a solicitor for two years in the firm’s property and employment groups.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

CommercialDisciplinary ProceedingsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsInsolvencyJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMigration

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA (Monash), LLB (Hons), LLM (Hons) (Cantab)

Fiona holds a Master of Law with first class honours from the University of Cambridge and a first class honours degree from Monash University. She was awarded the Academic Prize for the best result in Corporations Law and was a Downing College Senior Seton Scholar.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

In 2012, Fiona served as Chairperson of the Law Institute’s Refugee Law Reform Committee and sat on the Institute’s Executive Committee of the Victorian Administrative and Human Rights Law section.

Fiona Batten

Bar Roll: 2012 Admitted: 2006
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Profile

Fiona practises in administrative law and commercial law.  Prior to joining the Bar, Fiona was a Senior Solicitor in the Litigation Branch of the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office from 2010 to 2012.  She worked on matters including negligence claims, injunction applications, merits review applications, statutory prosecutions, and advised on contractual disputes and statutory interpretation.

In 2008-2009, Fiona worked as the associate to the Honourable Justice Tracey in the Federal Court of Australia.  She assisted in matters concerning administrative law, trade practices, intellectual property, equal opportunity and human rights, employment and migration.

Fiona completed her articles at Baker & McKenzie and worked as a solicitor for two years in the firm’s property and employment groups.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

CommercialDisciplinary ProceedingsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsInsolvencyJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMigration

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BA (Monash), LLB (Hons), LLM (Hons) (Cantab)

Fiona holds a Master of Law with first class honours from the University of Cambridge and a first class honours degree from Monash University. She was awarded the Academic Prize for the best result in Corporations Law and was a Downing College Senior Seton Scholar.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

In 2012, Fiona served as Chairperson of the Law Institute’s Refugee Law Reform Committee and sat on the Institute’s Executive Committee of the Victorian Administrative and Human Rights Law section.