To discuss barristers’ availability,

rates or for further information about recent

matters contact +61 (0)3 9225 8444.



205 William Street Melbourne Victoria 3000 MAP

TELEPHONE: +61 (0)3 9225 8444

FACSIMILE: +61 (0)3 9225 8395


OFFICE HOURS: 8.30am – 5.40pm weekdays

For urgent enquiries outside office hours contact

David Andrews on +61 (0)417 336 118

Caroline Kaskani on +61 (0)488 488 662

or Szara Isaacs on +61 (0)488 488 627

To discuss barristers’ availability, rates or for further information regarding rates and

availability of barristers please contact +61 (0)3 9225 8444 and speak with the Clerking Staff.


David Andrews, LLB, BA

Senior Clerk & Executive Director

+61 3 9225 8338

+61 (0)417 336 118

David joined List A in 2011 after almost 30 years as a commercial litigation solicitor. Previously he has held roles as Practice Group Leader at Slater & Gordon, where he was responsible for a number of major class actions, and at Holding Redlich, where he was a partner from 1990 – 2005. That experience has provided David with a thorough understanding of all facets of commercial litigation and dispute resolution, which together with his in-depth knowledge of the breadth of experience and expertise of List A Members enables him to assist solicitors and in-house counsel find the right barristers for their cases. We encourage all instructors to contact David to discuss your needs.

Caroline Kaskani, LLB, BComm

Assistant Clerk

+61 3 9225 8380

+61 (0)488 488 662

Caroline has joined List A with more than 12 years’ experience working in-house at a large multinational company and at a global professional services firm. After completing her LL.B, B.Comm in 1998, Caroline worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, specialising in taxation. Caroline then took up a role with Foster’s Group Limited as a business adviser in Foster’s taxation team.

Caroline brings a wealth of commercial experience, both as an adviser and provider of legal services and as a consumer of legal services, to the team at List A and to solicitors enquiring about barristers’ skills and availability.

Szara Isaacs, LLB, BBusMgt

Assistant Clerk

+61 3 9225 8380

+61 (0)488 488 627

Szara joined List A in 2017 after working for a decade in public service, following her admission to legal practice in 2007.

Szara has previously worked as a Solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions (2010-2017), where she worked on a variety of prosecutions in Melbourne and in regional Victoria. In that role, Szara briefed a number of barristers at the Victorian Bar. Prior to that, Szara worked as Judge’s Associate at the County Court (2007-2010), in both the Civil and Criminal jurisdictions.

Szara brings with her an excellent understanding of what solicitors need when briefing barristers and is able to assist solicitors with their enquiries and briefing needs.

John FitzGerald

Financial Controller

+61 3 9225 8964

+61 (0)458 558 182

John FitzGerald has worked as Financial Controller of List A since 2008. He previously worked for various overseas and Australian companies, including Black & Decker, Interbath/Otter Fasteners, Franklin Mint and Australian National Line. John has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having completed his CA training at KPMG.

Malav Upadhyay

Accounts Manager
+61 3 9225 8391

Malav has been working for barristers’ clerks for 12 years and every day brings a new challenge to the role. His role as an accounts manager involves acting as an accounting co-ordinator between barristers and solicitors, a role that requires not only the basic, tangible pre-requisites such as the appropriate academic qualifications and levels of training, but also intangible qualities such as effective resource management, prioritised task-loading and timely execution of duties. Malav completed his Masters of Accounting in 2006 from Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

Kathy Ledney

Accounts Recovery Clerk
+61 3 9225 8287

Kathy has 30 years’ experience in the banking and finance sector of which 20 years was in Credit Management. She brings a wealth of experience in Credit Recovery to her role in Accounts. Kathy works Monday, Wednesday and Friday and can be contacted between 8.30am – 5pm.

Amanda Shaw

+61 3 9225 8444

Amanda brings over 20 years of reception, administrative and secretarial experience in the legal sector to List A. Her previous experience includes working with the Attorney General of Victoria and with some of Australia’s top-tier law firms. Amanda is responsible for the smooth and professional operation of our front desk.