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Isabelle has worked closely with Senior Practitioners and gained experience in relation to a wide range of Intellectual Property matters, and she also practices in commercial litigation, including Insolvency after completing an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency and Restructuring and Turnaround.

About Isabelle

Isabelle holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) with Corporate Finance electives from the University of Adelaide.

She has experience in providing advice in relation to enforcing and protecting Intellectual Property rights concerning Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright, and the conduct of legal proceedings regarding Intellectual Property matters in the Federal Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

Isabelle became part of the Commercial Dispute Resolution team in January 2016 when undertaking her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Isabelle was admitted to practise law as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia and High Court of Australia in October of 2016.

Working with the Firm’s Commercial Dispute Resolution team, Isabelle has assisted in a broad range of commercial litigation matters concerning, Intellectual Property, Insolvency and Australian Consumer Law. In 2018 Isabelle completed an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency and Restructuring and Turnaround through University of Technology Sydney and ARITA. In this area she has also worked closely with Senior Practitioners providing advice to companies and individuals during times of financial distress.

Isabelle has presented workshops to Norman Waterhouse and its clients on the legal developments in insolvency, including Safe Harbour and Ipso Facto Clauses as well as representing clients at Brand Protection seminars.

Specialisations

  • Intellectual Property – Copyright, Designs, Patents and Trade Marks
  • Confidential information and Passing off
  • Domain Name Disputes
  • Competition and Consumer Act (Australian Consumer Law)
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy

Affiliations

  • Member of the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand (IPSANZ)
  • Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Committee Member of Women in Insolvency South Australia (winSA)
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