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Brienna Anderson

Solicitor 2015
Reader 2021

Brienna accepts briefs in all areas of law, and is interested in a variety of areas.

Prior to being called to the bar, Brienna was a Senior Associate at Dentons, and has experience in construction law, strata disputes, insurance as well as general commercial litigation. Brienna has appeared in matters in NCAT, the Local Court, District Court and the Supreme Court.

Brienna is unafraid of a challenge and always has commercial interests and the best available outcome in mind for the client.

Outside of the law, Brienna has a particular interest in sport and is a dog lover.

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Lucinda Cooper-Hackman

Solicitor 2015
Reader 2020

lucinda.cooper-hackman@greenway.com.au

Lucinda accepts briefs in all areas of the law. She has a particular interest in general commercial litigation including equity, insurance, building and construction, and estate administration.

Lucinda was called to the Bar in 2020, having previously been the Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice Slattery AM RAN in the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of NSW. Prior to her role as a Tipstaff, she worked as a solicitor in general commercial litigation for five years, including in equity, insurance, and building and construction.

Lucinda holds a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Adelaide

 

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Matt Harker

Solicitor 2013
Reader 2021

Prior to being called to the bar, Matt worked as a solicitor for four years, appearing as an advocate in the Supreme Court, Land and Environment Court, Local Court, and NCAT. He advised government, corporate, and individual clients on matters concerning competition and consumer law, constitutional and administrative law, criminal law, copyright, contract, freedom of information, negligence, property, and planning and environmental law. He accepts briefs in all areas of law and adopts a strategic, collaborative, and results-focussed approach to all matters.

Matt has also completed a Master of Laws at University College London, focussing on constitutional and national security law, and worked as an Associate at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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Joseph Simpson

Solicitor 2016
Reader 2020

Joseph accepts briefs in all areas of law, with a principal focus on criminal law and common law.

Prior to being called to the bar, Joe was a senior solicitor at Younes + Espiner Lawyers, and for the Aboriginal Legal Service. In these positions, he regularly appeared as a solicitor advocate in the Local Court and District Court and instructed counsel in the Supreme Court, the Court of Criminal Appeal and the Court of Appeal. His practice included criminal trials and appeals, sentences, proceeds of crime matters, intentional torts litigation and administrative appeals.

Joe is an experienced and skilful advocate who is well regarded for his rigorous preparation of matters, and commitment to pursuing the best possible outcome for his client.

As a solicitor working for the Aboriginal Legal Service, Joe serviced a number of high-volume courts in western NSW. He has worked closely with aboriginal communities and has a particular understanding of the challenges facing people living in country areas when seeking access to justice.

Before being admitted as a solicitor, Joe worked for a large fund manager, and has experience with managed investment schemes, insurance and superannuation.