Our staff

HUGH DE KRETSER
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

(03) 8636 4450
EMAIL: Hugh de Kretser
@HughdeKretser
 


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EMILY HOWIE
DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY AND RESEARCH

(02) 8599 2110
EMAIL: Emily Howie
@EmilyHowie


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ANNA BROWN
DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY AND STRATEGIC LITIGATION

(03) 8636 4456
EMAIL: Anna Brown
@AnnaHRLC

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DANIEL WEBB
DIRECTOR OF LEGAL ADVOCACY

(03) 8636 4402
EMAIL: Daniel Webb
@DanielHRLC


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RUTH BARSON
DIRECTOR OF LEGAL ADVOCACY
Currently on parental leave

(03) 8636 4450
EMAIL: Ruth Barson
@RuthHRLC

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KEREN ADAMS
DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY

(03) 8636 4433
EMAIL: Keren Adams
@kerenHRLC



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MICHELLE BENNETT
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

0419 100 519
EMAIL: Michelle Bennett
@mm_bennett


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TOM CLARKE
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

0422 545 763
EMAIL: Tom Clarke
@TomHRLC


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ADRIANNE WALTERS
ACTING DIRECTOR OF LEGAL ADVOCACY

(03) 8636 4451
EMAIL: Adrianne Walters
@AdrianneHRLC

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SHAHLEENA MUSK
SENIOR POLICY ADVOCATE

(03) 8636 4406
EMAIL: Shahleena Musk
@musk_shah

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AMY FREW
LAWYER

(03) 8636 4435
EMAIL: Amy Frew
@AmyHRLC


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LEE CARNIE
LAWYER

(03) 8636 4498
EMAIL: Lee Carnie
@LeeHRLC


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ALINA LEIKIN
LAWYER

(03) 8636 4457
EMAIL: Alina Leikin
@AlinaHRLC
 

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RACHAEL HAMBLETON
FUNDRAISING COORDINATOR

(03) 8636 4488
EMAIL: Rachael Hambleton
@RachaelHRLC

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ANNA FORDYCE
OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

(03) 8636 4454
EMAIL: Anna Fordyce
@Anna_Fordyce

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Secondee Lawyers

The Human Rights Law Centre is provided with valuable support by some of Australia’s leading commercial law firms through the secondment of pro bono lawyers. Since 2006, the HRLC’s secondee lawyers have included the following.

 

2016

Chloe Gall, Ashurst
Tal Shmerling, King & Wood Mallesons

2015

Amy Frew, Community Legal Centre Graduate Lawyer Scheme
Emma Newnham, King & Wood Mallesons

2014

Rhys Ryan, King & Wood Mallesons
Louise Brown, King & Wood Mallesons
Ashlea Hawkins, Lander & Rogers

2013

Rowan Minson – King & Wood Mallesons
Madeleine Forster – DLA Piper
Emily Christie – DLA Piper

2012

Richard Griffin – Lander & Rogers
Emily Brott – King & Wood Mallesons
Gavan Blau – Lander & Rogers
Emma Purdue – Lander & Rogers

2011

Michael Griffith – Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Heath Paynter – Russell Kennedy
Zara Durnan – Lander & Rogers
Meg O’Brien – Mallesons Stephen Jaques

2010

Jacqui Bell – Blake Dawson
Megan Fitzgerald – Lander & Rogers
Susanna Kirpichnikov – Lander & Rogers
Michael Dunstan – Mallesons Stephen Jaques

2009

Prabha Nandagopal – DLA Phillips Fox
Melissa Gundrill – Clayton Utz
Victoria Edwards – Freehills
Helen Conrad – Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Maryam Minai – Mallesons Stephen Jaques
Jessica Zikman – Lander & Rogers

2008

Melanie Schleiger – Lander & Rogers
Phoebe Knowles – Minter Ellison

2006/7

Ben Schokman – Allens Arthur Robinson

2006

Waleed Aly – Maddocks

 

Administration and Finances

The Human Rights Law Centre is provided with bookkeeping, accountancy and administrative services by Justice Connect.