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Stephanie Gaussen

Bachelor of Laws - Australian National University
Bachelor of Arts - Australian National University


Admitted to the Bar 2019


Stephanie Gaussen is regularly briefed in a range of complex commercial disputes, whilst also maintaining a broad practice that includes professional negligence, contracts, tax, regulatory disputes, common law, insolvency, corporations law, consumer affairs, employment, crime and equity. She regularly appears unled in final and interlocutory matters, and led in larger and appellate matters.

Prior to being called to the bar in 2019, Stephanie worked as a solicitor in a large law firm and as a Federal Prosecutor at the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions. In this role, Stephanie prosecuted matters including fraud, tax and ASIC offences. Stephanie gained extensive advocacy experience as a solicitor, where she regularly appeared in both Federal and State courts.

Stephanie was Tipstaff to the Honourable Justice John Hislop of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2012 – 2013. Stephanie has worked as a Teaching Fellow at UNSW, where she taught evidence law.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Building, Construction and Technology
    • Competition and Consumer
    • Contracts
    • Product liability
    • Professional liability
    • Restraint of trade
    • Superannuation
    • Trade Practices
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Defamation
    • Medical negligence
    • Personal Injury
    • Professional indemnity
    • Sports law
  • Criminal See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Fraud
    • Proceeds of crime
    • White collar and corporate crime
    • Work health and safety
  • Industrial/Employment See all +Close -
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Government Inquiries
    • Health Law
    • Restraint of trade
    • Work, Health and Safety Prosecutions
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry
    • Coronial Inquests
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Health Law
    • Merits review
    • Proceeds of crime
  • Taxation and Revenue See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Appellate
    • Capital gains tax
    • Goods and services tax
    • Income tax
    • International tax
    • Land tax
    • Payroll tax
    • Stamp duty and other state taxes



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