Full Name: Ms Julie R Davis
Phone: +61 3 9225 7011
Fax: 9225 8480
Date of Admission: 1 Mar 1983
Called to the Bar: 19 May 1983
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 9 Dec 2010
Accredited as Mediator: 17 Apr 2003
Qualifications: LL.B, Master of Business (Corporate Governance)


Julie is an experienced advocate before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in its various jurisdictions, with particular expertise in environmental, land, water, planning and local government law and related matters.  Her areas of practice also include property law, owners corporation matters, restrictive covenants, liquor licensing, leases, and many other matters heard and determined by VCAT.   Julie can also assist with Part IV testator’s family maintenance cases.

Julie is a graduate of Melbourne University (LLB 1982) and RMIT University (Master of Business (Corporate Governance 2000).  She was accredited as a specialist in Environmental Planning and Local Government Law by the Law Institute of Victoria in 1990;   and is a Certified Mediator (Bond University 2003).   She has for many years been a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Property and Environmental Law Section, Planning and Local Government Committee.  Julie recently completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE 40110) and is available to assist with training needs. 

Julie is a regular contributor to the VPELA Revue (the quarterly publication of the Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association) which publication canvasses all aspects of planning, environment and local government issues.  She has previously acquired a wide range of valuable experience as a Solicitor in private practice and as corporate counsel with City West Water, Parks Victoria, Melbourne City Council and City of Port Phillip.

Julie’s practice areas include:

            Land use and development

            Advocacy and advice

            Public Sector and Administrative Law

            Testators family maintenance

Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Property & Probate

Criminal Law

  • Environmental
  • Planning

Environmental Law & Planning Law

  • Agricultural Law
  • Civil Enforcement
  • Merit Appeals
  • Mining
  • Planning Offences
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Sewage & Drainage
  • Town Planning
  • Water

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Guardianship & Administration
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Wills & Probate


  • Local Government

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
  • Information Privacy
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review
  • Native Title

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
From 1 Jul 2015, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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