Carmen is a Senior Associate in our Insurance industry group.
Throughout her legal career, Carmen has appeared in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, as well as the ACT Courts, and has been an invaluable instructing solicitor in many administrative law and criminal law matters in the Federal Court of Australia and the ACT Supreme Court. Carmen has also engaged in numerous alternative dispute resolutions as part of her work with Comcare in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Carmen is experienced in alternative dispute resolution, public administration and governance, judicial review and merits review, and statutory interpretation.
Carmen is a member of the ACT Law Society. In addition to a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Carmen holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Australian National University.
- Bachelor of Law, Australian National University
- Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University
- Commonwealth workers’ compensation (Comcare)
- ACT workers’ compensation
- Member, ACT Law Society
Carmen's recent publicationsView All Articles
18 Feb 2020
When is too much medical treatment enough? On 22 January 2020, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (the AAT) in Re Rope and Comcare  AATA 59 (Rope) found that a high level of dependency on a particular type of treatment, without any apparent...Read More
11 Jun 2018
What do you remember about your last visit to the doctor? Do you recall how long you were sitting in those cramped waiting room chairs, wedged between the crying five year old and the old man coughing in your ear every 25 seconds? What about once you got...Read More