UNLC offers free legal advice, assistance and representation to the community, as well as hosting law clinics and community education seminars. The Centre is an integral part of the clinical placement programs conducted by Newcastle Law School.
Prior to joining Moray & Agnew, Alice practised in the areas of criminal defence, family violence orders, and family law at Legal Aid ACT. She represented defendants in the ACT Magistrates Court and ACT Children’s Court for sentencing hearings, bail applications, mental health diversions, and appeared in contested summary hearings. Alice also provided legal advice, drafted written submissions, made appropriate non-legal referrals, and appeared in Court.
Alice demonstrates her strong interpersonal and communication skills from her daily work with vulnerable people including those from a wide variety of backgrounds, those experiencing family violence, young people, and clients with mental health issues or disabilities. She is highly skilled in working with interpreters and relevant liaison officers (such as intermediaries, disability liaison officers and social workers).
Alice has also served as a member of the ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women and has held federal policy development roles addressing complex forms of gendered violence, particularly forced marriage and human trafficking.