Liz is an administrative lawyer who focuses on Commonwealth compensation and administrative law. She also has an interest in work health and safety (WHS) law. She advises clients on a range of issues and represents clients in litigated proceedings before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Liz advises clients on issues including statutory interpretation, litigation and administrative law. She represents clients in litigated proceedings before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Liz works with Commonwealth Government Departments and Agencies, insurers and self-insured licensees.
Liz has a Master in Laws (LLM) from the Australian National University. Liz also has a Bachelor of Social Science and Bachelor of Laws from Western Sydney University.
Before joining Sparkes in 2021, Liz was an in-house Senior Government Lawyer with Safe Work Australia and had previously worked as a Senior Government Lawyer with the Department of Home Affairs and as a Government Lawyer with Comcare. During this time, she undertook a broad range of government legal work, including the preparation of complex advices and managing high-profile litigation matters.
Outside of work, Liz enjoys spending time with her young family and cooking with her kids. When she has a quiet moment, Liz enjoys reading a good book or pulling out the paints to engage her creative side.