Sandra has been recognised for serving the legal profession and the administration of justice in a number of roles.

  • Part-time Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal 2013 – current;
  • Supreme Court Rules Committee since 2011;
  • Part-time Member of the Guardianship and Administration Board in 2013 – 2019;
  • President of Tasmanian Women Lawyers and Board Member of Australian Women Lawyers, 2012 – 2013;
  • Commissioner on the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania, 2009 to 2012..  
  • Awarded the Tasmanian Women Lawyers Award in 2018 and Law Society of Tasmania President’s Award in 2019.

Qualifications & Admissions

  • 30 April 2018, appointed Senior Counsel by Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tasmania;
  • 1989 Admitted, Supreme Court of Tasmania and the High Court of Australia;
  • 1988 Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws, University of Tasmania;

Postal Address: GPO Box 327, Hobart 7001

Field of Practice

  • Anti-Discrimination
  • Appellate
  • Civil- Common Law/Personal Injury
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Family Law/Child Safety/Guardianship
  • Industrial/Employment
  • Inquests/Inquiries
  • Public/Administrative Law
  • Workers Compensation