Stephanie is an Associate at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers and assists clients in the not-for-profit space, practising in the areas of education, charity, commercial and employment law. She acts for many independent schools and charities across a broad range of matters.
Stephanie is also a valued member of our property law team and is particularly experienced in both large and small property transactions, regarding transfers of land and business, particularly for schools and charities. She assists clients with organisational and asset restructuring, as well as general commercial and business transactions. She consults to the boards of schools and charities about governance issues and advises clients in relation to privacy, fundraising, regulatory compliance, taxation, and the protection of intellectual property rights.
Stephanie regularly presents at seminars, panel discussions and conferences throughout Australia and has also published numerous papers and articles on education and charity law.
“I am passionate about the role charities play in providing essential services, both in Australia and overseas. I believe in working collaboratively with our clients to discover their unique aims and assist them to achieve their goals. It is incredibly rewarding to help our clients in their mission of helping others.”
Key Professional Achievements
- Holds a Bachelor of Business (Distinction), a Bachelor of Laws (Honours Class 1) and a Diploma of Legal Practice (University of Newcastle).
- Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
- A member of the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (CLAANZ).
- A member of the Australia and New Zealand Education Law Association (ANZELA) and President of the NSW Chapter of ANZELA.