REBECCA RUSSELL

Lawyer

About Rebecca

Rebecca is a newly qualified lawyer at Robinson Gill Lawyers. She specialises in police misconduct claims as part of her personal injury practice.

As a passionate advocate for justice, Rebecca has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of vulnerable and marginalised groups. She believes that accountability is particularly vital when it comes to those in positions of authority within the criminal justice system.

Rebecca acts in a range of police misconduct matters. She assists victims of assault by the police and prison correction officers, and has a particular interest in malicious prosecution cases. In all matters, she works closely with counsel and experts to ensure that victims receive proper care and compensation.

Rebecca has worked on a number of social justice matters, including historical claims arising out of forced adoption practices by the Victorian government in the 1970s. She has a passion for the rights of refugees, and holds the Julian Burnside Academic Prize for International Refugee Law and Practice.

Rebecca was admitted to the Supreme Court as a solicitor in 2021. She graduated from Monash University with a degree in History and Politics in 2012, before obtaining her Juris Doctor in 2021. She also holds an Advanced Diploma in Legal Practice and has completed her Practical Legal Training.