Fiona Batten

Bar Roll: 2012 Admitted: 2006
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Fiona primarily practises in public law. Fiona has particular expertise in privacy, freedom of information, migration, inquiries and government advice work. Fiona has a particular interest in matters concerning the environment, discrimination or human rights.

Most recently, Fiona was one of the Counsel Assisting in the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

Before coming to the Bar, Fiona was a Senior Solicitor at VGSO (2010-2012) and was Associate to the Hon Justice RRS Tracey AM RFD in the Federal Court of Australia (2009-2010). Fiona has a Master of Law with first class honours from the University of Cambridge.

Fiona updates the Privacy and Data Protection Act chapter in Nekvapil, Victorian Administrative Law loose-leaf service.  

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Confidential InformationDisciplinary ProceedingsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsInquestsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMigrationPublic LawRoyal Commissions/Government Inquiries
  • Fiona Batten – currently contributes to the Information Privacy Act Chapter in Pizer’s Victorian Administrative Law looseleaf service.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Fiona obtained a Masters of Law with first class honours from Cambridge, and was a Downing College Senior Seton Scholar. Fiona graduated from Monash University with first class honours and was awarded the Academic Prize for the best result in Corporations Law.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Victorian Bar Health and Wellbeing Committee

Fiona Batten

Bar Roll: 2012 Admitted: 2006
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Profile

Fiona primarily practises in public law. Fiona has particular expertise in privacy, freedom of information, migration, inquiries and government advice work. Fiona has a particular interest in matters concerning the environment, discrimination or human rights.

Most recently, Fiona was one of the Counsel Assisting in the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

Before coming to the Bar, Fiona was a Senior Solicitor at VGSO (2010-2012) and was Associate to the Hon Justice RRS Tracey AM RFD in the Federal Court of Australia (2009-2010). Fiona has a Master of Law with first class honours from the University of Cambridge.

Fiona updates the Privacy and Data Protection Act chapter in Nekvapil, Victorian Administrative Law loose-leaf service.  

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

Confidential InformationDisciplinary ProceedingsDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsInquestsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMigrationPublic LawRoyal Commissions/Government Inquiries

Cases

Publication

  • Fiona Batten – currently contributes to the Information Privacy Act Chapter in Pizer’s Victorian Administrative Law looseleaf service.

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Fiona obtained a Masters of Law with first class honours from Cambridge, and was a Downing College Senior Seton Scholar. Fiona graduated from Monash University with first class honours and was awarded the Academic Prize for the best result in Corporations Law.

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Victorian Bar Health and Wellbeing Committee