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Tiphanie is a barrister who appears and advises in real property, planning and general commercial matters.  She has a special interest in disputes relating to owners corporations in Victoria.  She was admitted to practice as an Australian Lawyer in 2008, and signed the Bar Roll in 2011.

Tiphanie was previously Associate to the Chief Justice of Victoria, the Hon Marilyn Warren AC, and Associate to the Hon Justice Judd of the Commercial Court in the Supreme Court of Victoria.  She has also worked in government, at Commonwealth, State and local levels, and in the private sector.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours, and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Geography and Environmental Studies, and a Master of Laws.

Her recent court and tribunal appearances include:

Jackson and ors v OC PS5119437 and ors [2015] VCAT 1537

For the successful applicant lot owners seeking to uphold their leases over common property car spaces and courtyards.

J & G Knowles & Associates Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation RP12247 [2014] VCAT 98

An application under s34D Subdivision Act 1988 for a unanimous decision of the Owners Corporation to transfer common property for the purposes of an aged care development.

Gray v Domain Park Ltd (2014, Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal)

For the respondent in one of the first applications to be heard by VCAT under the Company Titles (Home Units) Act 2013The matter resolved part-heard.

Blue Scope Pty Ltd v Farnan and ors [2015] VSC 125

Application under s84 Property Law Act 1958 regarding enforcement and interpretation of a restrictive covenant.

Culell v Northern Grampians SC [2014] VCAT 306

Resisting an application to amend a planning permit to allow a zoo to keep additional animal species.

Ellis Road Investments v Stonnington CC [2013] VCAT 1484

An application for a planning permit to construct a three-storey, multi-dwelling development.

Further information is available on Tiphanie’s Greens List profile.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.