Jennifer Draddy, Principal + Solicitor
Jennifer Draddy is the owner and Principal of Draddy Legal. Jenny has vast experience in a range of industries that makes her expertise in the legal industry unique. Jenny came to the law having already worked as a nurse, midwife, industrial relations organiser and Women’s Officer of the Victorian Trades Hall Council. Jenny’s broad experience enables her to give expert advice in a practical and considered manner. Her compassion and affinity with people means you will always feel at home in her office. When Jenny is not working, she loves to cook, play crystal-singing bowls, and practice Ikebana.
Education + Qualifications
- Masters of Laws, University of Melbourne
- Bachelor of Laws (Hons), La Trobe University
- Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, Victorian University of Technology
- Midwifery, King Edward Memorial Hospital
- Diploma of Applied Science “Nursing”, Western Australia Institute of Technology
- Florist in Ikebana
Jenny has had extensive experience litigating in the Supreme Court, County Court and High Court in a broad range of legal disputes including medical negligence, sexual assault, false imprisonment, defamation, adverse possession, employment law, as well as commercial and building claims.
Jenny also has experience in litigation and advice work involving commercial agreements, partnerships, director’s duties and shareholder rights. joint ventures, employment, harassment and discrimination claims in the Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, equitable interests in property, unincorporated associations and clubs, leases, intellectual property rights, body corporate and neighbour disputes.
Anita Deutschmann, Law Clerk / Personal Assistant
Anita is a final year law student at the University of Melbourne. Anita has previously completed a Master of Public Health and has a particular interest in personal injury law and compensation claims. When Anita is not working and studying, she loves being in the outdoors – hiking, running and cycling as well as relaxing with a good book.
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