Christiana is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin’s Disputes + Investigations group.
Christiana has practiced in commercial litigation and payments law for more than fifteen years. She advises clients in respect of commercial and corporate disputes and also advises a variety of public and private entities in respect of payments regulations and contractual arrangements.
Christiana has extensive experience acting in large proceedings in state and federal jurisdictions including appellate courts and statutory tribunals. These matters have involved a wide range of actions including breach of directors duties, contract disputes, negligence and tortious actions, unconscionable conduct and misrepresentation cases and regulatory or statutory investigations/applications.
Formerly a special counsel with Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Christiana joined Gilbert + Tobin in 2014.
Separately to her work in private practice Christiana worked as the Deputy CEO of the Hope Vale Aboriginal Council in the Cape York region of Queensland in 2003. She was part of the Victorian Law Reform Commission team during 2006 to 2007 which worked on the Civil Justice Review pursuant to terms of reference from the Victorian Government.
Christiana has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne.