Georgina's particular expertise includes: commercial disputes; fraud cases; negligence claims; property law matters; migration cases; regulatory proceedings; and private international law.
Before coming to the Bar, Georgina worked at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) in property law. She is admitted to the New York Bar and has worked in the United States and Europe as a litigator at New York law firm Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP, as associate counsel to a panel led by U.S. economist Paul Volcker inquiring into fraud and corruption related issues at the World Bank in Washington DC, and as a consultant internal investigator at the United Nations in Rome.
In 2016 and 2017, she was recognised in the Australian Financial Review in the category of Best Lawyers - Australia, Immigration lawyers.
She was co-editor of Victorian Bar News from 2013 to 2017.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation
- Building & Construction
- Contractual Disputes
- Corporations & Securities
- Equity & Trusts
- Real Property
- Class Actions
- Professional Negligence
- Administrative Law
- Freedom of Information
- Judicial Review
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Laws (Hons)(Melb)
State and Territory Courts and Tribunals
Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia
AGG17 v Commonwealth of Australia  FCA 242, counsel for the applicant in a case involving public interest immunity claims in the context of a proceeding concerning seizure and forfeiture of an alleged bogus document (with A Aleksov).
Counsel for an industry superannuation fund in the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
CPN16 v Minister for Home Affairs  FCA 872, counsel for the appellant in a judicial review case concerning translation errors affecting an administrative decision.
BXK15 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  FCAFC 76, counsel for the appellant in a Full Court appeal in relation to judicial review of a protection visa decision (with E Batroney).
Lam v Lam & Ors; Lam v Nguyen & Ors  HCASL 282; Lam v Lam (No 2)  VSCA 247; Lam v Lam  VSCA 173 and Lam v Lam & Ors  VSC 298, counsel for defendants in a Supreme Court trial, on appeal to Court of Appeal and on special leave to the High Court, in litigation concerning alleged fraud and forgeries in relation to real properties (with R Howe).
BRF038 v Republic of Nauru  HCA 44, (2017) 349 ALR 67, High Court appeal from the Supreme Court of Nauru (with Dr A McBeth).
Majid Karami Kamasaee v The Commonwealth of Australia & Ors (Victorian Supreme Court) member of the team of counsel for the plaintiff in the Manus Island class action, which settled in 2017.
Mahood v National Australia Bank & Ballagh  VCC 1957, counsel for NAB in a case concerning allegations of tortious interference with contract.
Klein v National Australia Bank  VSCA 144 and Klein v National Australia Bank  VSC 460, counsel for NAB in a case and appeal concerning allegations of the tort of malicious prosecution.
Director of Consumer Affairs v Nightingale Electrics Pty Ltd  FCA 279, counsel for the respondent in a regulatory matter in the Federal Court concerning consumer products (with T Maxwell).
ARG15 v Minister for Immigration & Anor  FCAFC 174, (2016) 250 FCR 109, counsel for the appellant in a Full Court appeal regarding jurisdictional error in a migration decision concerning refugee and complementary protection claims (with F Batten).
Co-Editor - Victorian Bar News
Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association