Samantha LiddySenior Associate
Samantha specialises in Administrative Law. She regularly appears as a solicitor advocate in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court in judicial review proceedings and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in merits review proceedings.
What she does
Samantha represents Commonwealth Government entities in matters involving statutory interpretation, merits review and judicial review in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court. She is an experienced solicitor-advocate and regularly provides advice to her clients across several different areas. Clients appreciate her calm and confident advocacy style.
Who she works with
Samantha represents Commonwealth departments and agencies.
Samantha holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Criminal Justice) from The Australian Institute of Public Safety and a Master of Law (Juris Doctor) from Monash University. She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at Leo Cussen Centre for Law.
Life before Sparkes
Prior to joining Sparke Helmore in 2021, Samantha was a Managing Lawyer at the Eastern Community Legal Centre and a Senior Lawyer at Victoria Legal Aid. She practiced in Criminal Defence in both summary and indictable crime across various state courts.
Life outside of Sparkes
Samantha enjoys spending time with her young family and getting out and about within Victoria. She enjoys weekly Pilates classes and walking her dog. Samantha likes trying new restaurants and travelling as much as she can.