Practice Areas

Linda practises in two main areas:

>  Guardianship and Mental Health

  • Adult guardianship and financial management applications and reviews before the Guardianship Division of NCAT
  • Applications to NCAT for a review of an enduring power of attorney or enduring guardianship appointment
  • Appeals from decisions of the Guardianship Division of NCAT
  • Representation before the Mental Health Review Tribunal

>  Administrative Law

Applications for review of decisions made by government departments and agencies, such as: 
  • Decisions made by the Public Guardian or NSW Trustee
  • The decision of the Children's Guardian to refuse a Working with Children Check clearance
  • Centrelink decisions, such as to reject a claim, cancel a payment or raise and recover a debt (Second Reviews in the AAT)
  • NDIS decisions, such as decisions by the NDIA to approve a statement of participant supports or that a person does not meet the           access criteria

If you need help with another type of case, Linda may be able to refer you to another practitioner.

Linda is willing to accept Legal Aid work and is able to visit clients in supported accommodation or hospital.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation