Rebecca is one of Australia’s leading plaintiff class actions lawyers. She has extensive experience in running complex and high profile litigation, including numerous class actions in the areas of price fixing, securities, failed investment schemes, product liability and mass torts. She has also run a number of ground-breaking public interest cases in relation to gene patents and refugee rights.
Best Lawyers lists Rebecca as one of the top class actions lawyers in Australia. She is recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a leading dispute resolution and commercial litigation lawyer.
Rebecca is an experienced director and currently holds a number of governance roles. She is on the board of Maurice Blackburn, she is the chair of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the chair of the University of New South Wales Law School’s Law Advisory Council.
Rebecca’s major cases have included the Brisbane Floods mass tort class action, the Amcor & Visy price fixing class action, securities actions against Leighton and CIMIC and the landmark High Court decision D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc in which human gene patents were declared invalid.
Rebecca also acts for Greenpeace Australia Pacific Limited.