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Cara is a lawyer with experience predominantly in administrative law and litigation. Cara’s experience in administrative law includes providing advice and representation to various Australian Government departments and agencies in relation to administrative decision-making and regulatory matters.
Cara has extensive experience in running litigation matters involving merits review and judicial review from application to resolution, and has provided representation for various Australian government departments and as a solicitor advocate in matters before in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Federal Circuit Court. Cara also has experience in briefing external legal representatives and counsel.
Cara’s key achievements in her administrative law and regulatory work include assisting her clients in making sound administrative and regulatory decisions that accurately reflect their policy position and Australia’s domestic and international obligations.
Cara has carried out numerous on-site engagements and received positive feedback for her legal abilities and can-do attitude.
Cara Sullivan is a Sydney-based lawyer with over five years’ experience working with the Australian Government.
Since beginning her career as an Associate at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Cara has since gained considerable experience working with a diverse range of Australian Government clients in administrative law, litigation, dispute resolution and regulatory work.
Cara has strong representational and litigation management skills, and is capable of managing high volume and complex litigation. Cara has experience in briefing external lawyers and counsel, and has appeared as a solicitor advocate for various clients in proceedings before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Federal Circuit Court.
Cara is experienced in statutory interpretation and administrative law, and regularly advises of the efficacy of administrative decision making and underlying decision-making processes.
Cara also contributes to Proximity’s commitment to community service and pro bono work. Cara loves the ocean and exploring Australia’s coastlines with her friends and family. Outside of the office, she can usually be found at the nearest beach with a good book.