Julian is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria. He has extensive legal and commercial advisory experience, both in Victoria and in New Zealand, where he assisted the New Zealand Government conduct a successful Initial Public Offering of Genesis Energy Ltd, New Zealand’s largest retailer of electricity and gas.
Julian is passionate about social justice, and was Principal Solicitor at the Community Law Centre and Refugee and Immigration Legal Advice Service in Wellington, New Zealand for over six years, assisting with the successful resettlement of refugee families.
Julian is currently the Manager of Governance at Brimbank City Council, the second largest municipality in Melbourne, where he manages Brimbank’s legal, governance, risk, insurance and Councillor support functions. He joined the Board of Carinya Society because he is committed to advancing the independence, dignity, and human rights of people with disabilities.