Elected to the Bar: 2020
Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation
Verity specialises in commercial litigation, institutional abuse, administrative and native title law.
Since being called to the Bar, Verity has gained a breadth of experience, including as Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into the Perth Casino. As a solicitor, Verity practised in commercial litigation and acted for clients in the mining and construction industries in large scale, complex litigation.
Verity is a confident advocate and has appeared as sole counsel in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Federal Court and Administrative Tribunals. Verity has represented clients and advised in relation to administrative law matters including judicial review, merits review and an appellate level dispute regarding the exercise of administrative powers.
Verity is passionate about human rights. She is the Membership Enquiries Officer of Pride in Law WA and a former State convenor of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights. She also a director of Baseball WA.
Date of admission: 2015
Qualifications: LLB (UWA)/ BA (Hons.) (UWA)
Areas of practice
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Common Law and Personal Injury
- Environment and Planning
- Native Title
- Public and Administrative