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Barbara Livermore
Legal Systems Manager


Phone: (02) 9291 7100

Location: Sydney

Barbara joined Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers in 2014 after more than 30 years in the Legal Department of a large Financial Institution.

She is passionate about all things equestrian, enjoys studying animal behaviour and is a supporter of the work of zoos in saving endangered animals.

Barbara has extensive skills in client management, team management, knowledge management and risk management and has specialised in legal applications.

Her role as Legal Systems Manager at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is to coordinate the development and deployment of legal applications across the firm from end to end. This includes analysis, development, deployment, training and ongoing support and maintenance.

Barbara oversees risk management across the firm and proactively works with the firm’s Best Practice Standards to continuously improve the firm’s processes and procedures. She manages the annual internal Audit Program and provides leadership to internal staff who carry out internal audits.

Barbara oversaw the administration of a large in-house legal department including the management of a panel of law firms. Barbara also was responsible for managing projects from gathering business requirements, customizing software to meet those requirements, change management and end user training. Barbara also oversaw office management including premises relations and maintenance. Barbara also used six sigma methodology to improve processes and increase productivity.

“When I joined Carroll & O’Dea, I was struck by the strong underlying culture of respect and support. It made my transition from a large corporate legal department to a private firm very easy. I now feel firmly entrenched in the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers’ family.”


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