Rachel Amamoo

Bar Roll: 2019 Admitted: 2007 (VIC), 1998 (SA)
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Rachel practises in public law and commercial law.

Before coming to the Bar, Rachel was at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office for several years, most recently as a Special Counsel.  Prior to that, Rachel worked in commercial litigation, as a Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London; at Fried Frank in New York; and at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) in Sydney.  Rachel was an Associate to Justice O’Loughlin in the Federal Court of Australia.

Rachel has experience advising in various contexts including commissions, inquiries and regulatory investigations and has advised across a range of issues (eg constitutional law, intergovernmental agreements, statutory interpretation and water resources).

Rachel has been admitted to practice in South Australia, NSW, Victoria, New York and, as a solicitor, in England and Wales.

Rachel is reading with Emrys Nekvapil.  Her senior mentor is Rowena Orr QC.

 

 

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CommercialCompetitionConstitutional LawDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityElectoral LawFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsInquestsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMigrationRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

QUALIFICATIONS:

BEc(Adel), Hons Politics(Adel), LLB(Hons)(Adel), LLM (Columbia University), MPub&IntLaw(Melb)

Rachel holds a Master of Laws from Columbia University in New York, where she was named a Kent Scholar in recognition of outstanding academic achievement. Rachel also holds a Master of Public and International Law from Melbourne Law School, where she graduated with a first class honours average mark.

Rachel holds first class honours degrees in politics and in law from the University of Adelaide, where she received various academic prizes in law. She also holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Australian Association of Constitutional Law.

Rachel Amamoo

Bar Roll: 2019 Admitted: 2007 (VIC), 1998 (SA)
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Profile

Rachel practises in public law and commercial law.

Before coming to the Bar, Rachel was at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office for several years, most recently as a Special Counsel.  Prior to that, Rachel worked in commercial litigation, as a Senior Associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London; at Fried Frank in New York; and at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) in Sydney.  Rachel was an Associate to Justice O’Loughlin in the Federal Court of Australia.

Rachel has experience advising in various contexts including commissions, inquiries and regulatory investigations and has advised across a range of issues (eg constitutional law, intergovernmental agreements, statutory interpretation and water resources).

Rachel has been admitted to practice in South Australia, NSW, Victoria, New York and, as a solicitor, in England and Wales.

Rachel is reading with Emrys Nekvapil.  Her senior mentor is Rowena Orr QC.

 

 

*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation

Areas of Practice

CommercialCompetitionConstitutional LawDiscrimination/Equal OpportunityElectoral LawFOI/PrivacyHuman RightsInquestsJudicial ReviewMerits ReviewMigrationRegulatoryRoyal Commissions/Government InquiriesTrade Practices/Consumer Protection

Cases

Qualifications & Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS::

BEc(Adel), Hons Politics(Adel), LLB(Hons)(Adel), LLM (Columbia University), MPub&IntLaw(Melb)

Rachel holds a Master of Laws from Columbia University in New York, where she was named a Kent Scholar in recognition of outstanding academic achievement. Rachel also holds a Master of Public and International Law from Melbourne Law School, where she graduated with a first class honours average mark.

Rachel holds first class honours degrees in politics and in law from the University of Adelaide, where she received various academic prizes in law. She also holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Adelaide.

MEMBERSHIP & ASSOCIATIONS:

Australian Association of Constitutional Law.