Julianne joined Commins Hendriks as a Law Graduate in 2002 having previously spent some time working with the firm during her University breaks. She has been admitted to practice as a Solicitor since October 2003 and became a Director of Commins Hendriks in 2012.
Julianne specialises in litigious disputes, with particular emphasis on public risk insurance, damage from defective products, property damage, debt recovery actions, employment-related disputes, Family Provision claims under the Succession Act, personal injury claims and professional indemnity.
Julianne represents many rural clients, employers, company entities and property owners in a wide range of litigation matters. She is an advocate who has conducted matters in most Australian jurisdictions, including the High Court, Federal Court, New South Wales Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, District Court, Local Court, Fair Work Commission and Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal.
In addition, Julianne has experience acting on behalf of both lenders and farmers for matters relating to the Farm Debt Mediation Act.
Julianne was raised on a property outside Wagga Wagga and enjoys working within the community in which she was raised. She is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, Women in Business Wagga Wagga, and is the honorary solicitor for the Wagga Wagga Amateur Picnics, Wollundry Club and Tarcutta RSL Club.