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Jessica
Bourke

Associate

After working as a graduate trainee across each of Russell Kennedy’s practice groups, Jessica is a recently qualified common law and statutory benefits advisor in the WorkCover team.

Experience

  • Acting on behalf of the Victorian WorkCover Authority in defence of common law and statutory benefits claims
  • Defending insurers in relation to personal injury and property damage claims
  • General commercial litigation
  • Appearances in the Magistrates’ Court, County Court and Supreme Court

Leadership

  • Committee Member, Russell Kennedy Women’s Network
  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria Young Lawyers Social Committee
  • Member, Young Insurance Professionals
  • Member, Victorian Women Lawyers
  • Mentor, Victorian Women Lawyers Mentoring Program
  • Volunteer, Asylum Seekers’ Resource Centre Legacy Caseload