Elected to the Bar: 2018
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
Tessa Herrmann practices primarily in native title, public law (including administrative and environmental law), resources, and contracts.
Tessa’s considerable native title experience includes: claimant and non-claimant native title applications; compensation applications and negotiations; future act, land access and heritage matters, including ILUAs; and prescribed bodies corporate. Tessa has experience with on country hearings and mediations, and accepts briefs to act on behalf of clients around Australia.
Tessa was listed in the Doyles Guide national list of leading native title barristers for 2020, 2022 and 2023, and is included on the Federal Court of Australia’s list of National Native Title Mediators. She is also an author for Lexis Nexis’ Native Title Service.
Date of admission: 2008
Qualifications: BA (Hons) / LLB, LLM (Distinction)
Areas of practice
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Environment and Planning
- Native Title
- Public and Administrative