Tessa was admitted to practise as a Barrister and Solicitor in South Australia in 2003. She holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the Law Society of South Australia. Additionally, Tessa holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma in Art History from the University of Adelaide, for which she won the Michael Abbott Art History prize.
Since Tessa's admission, she has worked predominantly in the area of insurance litigation, having worked for Allianz Australia, in Compulsory Third Party claims and a large multinational plaintiff firm.
Tessa represents clients in a range of matters, primarily in insurance litigation and general civil litigation matters, including in the areas of:
Compulsory Third Party Insurance;
Professional Indemnity; and
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
COMPULSORY THIRD PARTY INSURANCE
Tessa regularly appears in a number of South Australian and Federal Court civil jurisdictions, including:
- Supreme Court of South Australia;
- The Federal Court;
- The District Court of South Australia;
- The Magistrates' Court of South Australia; and
- The South Australian Employment Tribunal.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & LIFE AWAY FROM WORK
In her spare time, Tessa can be found barracking for Port Adelaide Magpies and Power, and playing social field hockey for Burnside Hockey Club. Tessa also speaks Greek and conversational level French.