Sally Whiteman, Barrister, Victorian Bar, Melbourne
Sally Whiteman’s principal practice areas are commercial, consumer, employment, regulatory and criminal law.
Sally maintains a broad civil and commercial litigation practice by which she has particular experience in matters concerning: joint ventures and partnerships; contract disputes; guarantees and indemnities; property law; torts (conversion and detinue); equity and trusts; insolvency and bankruptcy law; corporations and unincorporated associations law; copyright, trademarks and designs law; and consumer law.
Sally acts in private consumer litigation as well as consumer prosecutions. She acts as prosecutor for Consumer Affairs Victoria and is a panel lawyer for the Consumer Action Law Centre.
Sally provides advice and advocacy in respect to employment matters. She is also experienced in running workshops on employment and industrial relations law, practice and procedure.
Sally has experience in regulatory and criminal matters both as prosecutor and on behalf of defendants. She accepts briefs in a broad range of regulatory and criminal matters. She has particular experience in respect of matters concerning corporate and white-collar crime, proceeds of crime, compensation under the Sentencing Act 1991, taxation administration offences, building offences, estate agent offences.
Sally accepts briefs in defamation law. She regularly assists Arts Law Centre of Australia in this regard.