Talitha Fishburn Barrister | Wardell Chambers Sydney

fishburn@wardellchambers.com.au

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SUMMARY

Talitha has over 12 years’ experience in litigation and dispute resolution. She is passionate about advocacy and the delivery of commercial solutions. Talitha accepts briefs to appear in all Australian courts and tribunals including interstate and regional. She also accepts briefs to advise. Her clients include sole practitioners, law firms, government bodies, in house counsel and industry bodies. She also accepts pro bono briefs for charitable organizations and individuals.

PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS

  • May 2012 Barrister (NSW)
  • July 2005 Solicitor (NSW)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • May 2012 - Current Barrister, New South Wales Bar
  • Aug 2009 - Apr 2012 Legal Counsel, Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Feb 2009 - Aug 2010 Senior Associate, Allens Arthur Robinson
  • Feb 2005 - Feb 2010 Lawyer, Allens Arthur Robinson

TERTIARY EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws (Dist) University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts University of Sydney

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2014 - Current Editorial Committee Bar News, NSW Bar Association
  • 2014 - Current Violinist Lawyers Orchestra
  • 2012 - Current Chorister NSW Bar Choir
  • 2015 - 2016 Executive Committee Member Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales
  • 2014 – 2016 Committee Member Sport & Wellbeing Committee, NSW Bar Association
  • 2012 - 2016 Member Women Barristers Forum, NSW Bar Association
  • 2012 – 2015 Duty Barrister Duty Barrister Scheme, NSW Bar Association
  • 2009 - 2012 Civil Litigation Chair / Vice Chair NSW Young Lawyers Association

TEACHING ENGAGEMENTS

  • 2014 - Current Academic Staff, Faculty of Law Australian Catholic University
  • 2012 – 2013 Academic Staff College of Law