Carly began her career in the legal profession in the United Kingdom where she worked in civil dispute resolution including litigated matters in both the Local and Magistrates Courts.
Since moving to Australia in 2009, Carly has worked in a broad range of legal roles across both the private and public sector. Her experience spans intellectual property, intentional tort and negligence claims, family law and child protection law including coronial inquiries.
She was recently involved in administering the Stolen Generation Reparations Scheme to Indigenous persons who were forcibly removed from their families when children, as a result of various government policies. This role solidified Carly’s desire to compassionately advocate for people during their most vulnerable times.
Prior to joining Korn Macdougall, Carly transitioned into the practise of criminal law and secured a role working for one of Sydney’s leading criminal barristers. This role exposed Carly to complex criminal matters, providing her with a strong foundation of substantive and procedural experience.