Eleanor signed the bar roll in October 2012, reading with Stephen Russell. Prior to coming to the bar Eleanor served her articles under Tony Hargreaves at Kenna Croxford & Co in 1999. She remained at the firm, which became Kenna Teasdale Lawyers in 2004, for 13 years with a broad practice heading up the Wills and Probate department. Eleanor has vast experience in Testator’s Family Maintenance claims together with broader Probate cases including proof of informal Wills and other such complex Probate applications. Eleanor also undertakes regular appearances at VCAT in the Guardianship and Administration List.
Eleanor regularly undertakes the role of mediator, having completed her accreditation as a Mediator in December 2010, becoming nationally accredited in 2011. She was described by the assessors as “a natural mediator”. Eleanor is also a member of the Single List of External Mediators (“SLEM”) with the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
- Health practitioner disciplinary proceedings – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
- Medicare Australia matters