Vicki graduated from Monash University with first class honours and subsequently completed a Masters of Law at Melbourne University and a Diploma of Financial Markets at FINSIA. She is one of only two Melbourne-based solicitors to be designated a Fellow of INSOL International, having completed the INSOL Global Insolvency Law & Practice course in March 2016.
She has extensive experience advising both secured lenders and creditors on all aspects of restructuring and insolvency, including enforcement, priority disputes, directors’ liability, workouts and appointment issues. Vicki also has experience in a vast range of general commercial disputes including international arbitrations, shareholder class actions and regulatory enforcement and compliance matters.
Vicki joined Arnold Bloch Leibler as an articled clerk in 2005 and was admitted to practice in 2006. In 2008, she moved to Minter Ellison’s dispute resolution and insolvency group and returned to Arnold Bloch Leibler at the beginning of 2016.
Vicki has also written the following articles:
- The Australian Chapter of Thomson Reuters’ ‘Commercial Litigation – International Series’ (2015, 2nd ed) (co-authored);
- ‘The Impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on Commercial, Retail and Industrial Leases’ (2012) 26(7) Australian Property Law Bulletin 90 (co-authored);
- ‘Judicial Review of Arbitral Awards under the Commercial Arbitration Acts’ (2008) 30(2) Australian Bar Review 177 and (2008) 123 Australian Construction Law Newsletter 6; and
- ‘Removing Administrators and Liquidators Tainted by Conflict, Bias or Bad Practice’ (2005) 13(3) Insolvency Law Journal 135 (co-authored).
Vicki is an Honorary Solicitor of Yachting Victoria and a member of the Turnaround Management Association and INSOL International.