Jacqueline Campbell, Partner at Forte Family Lawyers
Jacqueline Campbell is a Partner at Forte Family Lawyers in Melbourne. She has been Accredited as a Specialist in Family Law with the Law Institute of Victoria since 1991.
Jacky is a trained collaborative lawyer. She completed a Master of Laws at Monash University. Her thesis was on the relationship of bankruptcy and family law. She received the Law Institute of Victoria Rogers Legal Writing Award 2004 – for the article “Splitting the Super … and Selling the Home.”
Jacky is the consultant editor of CCH Australian Family Law and Practice and contributing author to CCH Australian Family Law and Practice to the Property, Spousal Maintenance, Financial Agreements, Maintenance Agreements, Procedure and Precedents tabs. She is co-author of the property chapter in the CCH Australian Master Family Law Guide. She is the author of the family law chapter in Thomson Australian Financial Planning Handbook.
Jacky helps keep lawyers up to date by presenting Casewatch on the Television Education Network’s audio program and is a regular presenter for the Television Education Network. She speaks at seminars for lawyers including at the Law Institute of Victoria. She co-presents with a financial planner for the Leo Cussen Institute at regular workshops on family law and superannuation.
Jacky is a Member of the Maintenance and Property Committee of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria, a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, a Fellow of the International Academy of the Matrimonial Lawyers and an Associate of the American Bar Association.
Cormack Dunn, Special Counsel at Herbert Smith Freehills
Cormack E Dunn is Special Counsel in the Herbert, Smith,Freehills National Safety Team, where he acts exclusively in the area of WHS Law. Cormack is a leading commentator on WHS issues and writes texts that are widely used as resources in tertiary safety courses and the legal industry, such as the following CCH publications:
- editor and foundational author of Australian Work Health and Safety Law Reporter
- editor of Planning Work Health and Safety — An Introduction to Best Practice, 9th edition
- co-editor and contributing author of the forthcoming Australian Master Work Health and Safety Guide.
June Ahern, Wolters Kluwer
LLB (USYD). Grad. Dip, Legal Practice (UTS). Grad. Dip, IT Law (UTS)
June is a law graduate with a wealth of legal and commercial experience. She graduated top of her class and started her legal career as a paralegal in a number of boutique law firms where she gained broad experience in commercial law, litigation, property law, family law, criminal law, wills & estates and immigration.
June was then engaged as a Legal Project Manager for legal disruptor and startup, LegalVision. June was the first point of contact for client enquiries relating to intellectual property, leasing and corporate immigration.
June joined Wolters Kluwer in July 2019. In her capacity as legal content editor for Company Law, June writes and edits content covering all aspects of the Corporations Act and bankruptcy & insolvency law, as well as ASIC and ATO releases.
Ellen Bevan, Wolters Kluwer
BA, LLB (Hons, UQ).
Ellen started her career as Associate to Chief Judge Patricia Wolfe of the District Court of Queensland. She then practiced as a lawyer at MinterEllison for two years and solicitor for the Qld Public Interest Law Clearing House for 12 months before joining Wolters Kluwer in 2017.
At Wolters Kluwer, Ellen is responsible for writing and editing Wolters Kluwer’s Australian employment law content and Australian and New Zealand discrimination law content.
Rufina Cheung, Wolters Kluwer
BA, LLB (Hons, USYD). Admitted to Supreme Court (NSW)
Rufina is a lawyer with a passion for writing. She loves creating interactive new tools to help lawyers easily find the key information they need to know, which is relevant to their situation.
Rufina leads the Commercial Law portfolio, which covers company, competition and consumer, insurance, insolvency, contracts, privacy, intellectual property and consumer credit law. Working with the team members in her portfolio, she provides commercial lawyers with legal information that is useful, accurate, timely and relevant.
She writes and edits content to help Australian competition and consumer lawyers understand the practical implications of the law and the latest legal developments. She has previously written and edited CCH’s contract law and intellectual property law reporters. She’s also edited our legal compliance, personal property securities, managed investments and evidence law reporters.
Clare Kent, Wolters Kluwer
LLB Admitted to the Supreme Court (NSW)
Clare started her career as a property lawyer for Woolworths Limited.
She joined Wolters Kluwer in 2004 as a property law editor. She is currently the Portfolio Lead of the Property Law team.
Clare writes and edits Wolters Kluwer’s Australian property law content.
Lydia Lucs, Wolters Kluwer
LLB BComm. Admitted to Supreme Court (NSW) and High Court.
Before joining Wolters Kluwer in 2007, Lydia Lucs was employed as a Senior Associate at a leading specialist family law firm in Sydney. During her time in practice, Lydia was a contributor to Australian Family Law and Practice.
Lydia has written and edited content for Australian Family Law and Practice, Australian Family Law and Practice Western Australia, Australian Family Law Handbook, Australian Master Family Law Guide, Australian Family Law Act Partner and Australian Federal Circuit Court Practice.
Gazelle Oveicipour, Wolters Kluwer
BBA LLB (Hons, Macquarie University)
With commercial experience and a technology background, Gazelle has worked for Ashurst as an in-house legal advisor in the Conflict & Ethics team. In that role, Gazelle advised the global partnership on legal issues associated with taking on new business as well as facilitating resolutions for complex legal, commercial and ethical issues.
Due to her unique role at Ashurst, Gazelle has expertise providing advisory services across numerous practice areas. Having previously also worked for IBM, Gazelle has experience in the technology space including knowledge of cyber security.
Her expertise also includes managing legal and regulatory requirements in different jurisdictions, managing risk, contract negotiation, implementation of internal processes, and operational management.
Sherika Ponniah, Wolters Kluwer
BA LLB, Grad Dip LP (Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW, Practitioner of the High Court of Australia)
Sherika started her career in Family Law at the Family Court of Australia as Associate to the Hon. Justice Jennifer Boland, Judge of the Appeal Division before practicing in leading family law specialist firms such as Pearson Emerson Meyer, Argyle Lawyers, and Hartley Healy.
Sherika joined Wolters Kluwer in 2007 and has held the positions of: Family Law Editor, Portfolio Lead of the Family Law & Litigation team and Deputy Head of Legal Content. Sherika writes and edits Wolters Kluwer’s Australian family law content.
Joan Rubel, Wolters Kluwer
BA LLB from Macquarie University. Admitted Supreme Court (NSW)
Joan started her career in-house for government in international law, drafting submarine cable system agreements, before moving to private practice specializing in personal injury/medical negligence.
Joan joined Wolters Kluwer in 2012 and writes and edits Wolters Kluwer’s evidence, procedure and litigation content together with the Consumer Credit Law Reporter.
Samantha Sachdev, Wolters Kluwer
Samantha Sachdev, contributes to CCH corporate and insolvency law areas, bringing over 8 years of commercial legal experience, gathered across government and private organisations, including:
- Gadens Lawyers
- Australian Securities and Investment Commission
Her qualifications, membership and recognition include:
- Bachelor of Law/Business (UTS)
- Solicitor, Supreme Court of NSW
- Member, Law Society of NSW
Geeta Shyam, Wolters Kluwer
Geeta is an Editor at CCH and works on a number of WHS and environmental products. Geeta has a passion for these areas and has been writing and editing in these areas for four years. Prior to starting a career in legal publishing, Geeta worked as a paralegal in a couple of law firms specialising in employment law and personal injury.
Jackie Waugh, Wolters Kluwer
BA LLB (Macquarie University)
Jackie started her career as a summer clerk at Clayton Utz and after admission she then moved into practicing at specialist civil law and top tier law firms such Makinson & d’Apice, Hunt & Hunt, and Moray & Agnew.
Jackie started writing headnotes and case digests for Wolters Kluwer as an external contributor in 2012 before joining Wolters Kluwer in 2014 as a senior content specialist. Jackie writes and edits Wolters Kluwer’s torts content.