Alice Smith is a litigation lawyer. She has extensive experience in medical defence litigation, coronial inquests, recovery actions, criminal law matters and general civil claims including personal injury litigation.
Alice has acted for clients in the Magistrates' Court, County Court of Victoria, Supreme Court of Victoria and Coroners Court of Victoria. She has worked on matters relating to breach of privacy in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). She has also represented a number of clients in both the Royal Commissions into Trade Union Governance and Corruption and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
- Alice was Senior Associate to Justice Beale of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2014 and 2015.
- Alice worked as a criminal and defence lawyer and maintains an interest in criminal law and Royal Commission work, having gained experience in those fields.
- In addition to working for K&L Gates, Alice has been appointed a Senior Fellow of the University of Melbourne and is co-lecturing a Masters Law course in Advanced Evidence.
- Australian Insurance Law Association