Practice Areas

 

Adult Guardianship

  • 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
The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Mental Health

  • Representation before the Mental Health Review Tribunal
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

 

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

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

Linda is able to visit clients in supported accommodation, aged care, hospital or gaol.

Legal Aid Matters

Linda has been appointed to the General Civil Law, General Criminal Law and Mental Health Advocacy Panels of Legal Aid NSW. Linda welcomes referrals of clients who may be eligible for a grant of Legal Aid.

Legal Aid Matters

Linda has been appointed to the General Civil Law, General Criminal Law and Mental Health Advocacy Panels of Legal Aid NSW. Linda welcomes referrals of clients who may be eligible for a grant of Legal Aid.

Clients with Disability

Linda has a special interest in representing people with a disability.  Linda has specialised skills and experience in this area.

Linda also holds a Bachelor of Social Work.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.