Ebony has significant experience litigating large-scale, complex public interest cases, often involving cases concerning government accountability or cases on behalf of persons who have suffered physical or mental harm or claims on behalf of persons from a refugee background. She is also an academic and has presented her research nationally and internationally.
Her area of expertise focuses on government accountability. She has acted on landmark matters concerning government conduct such as the Manus Island class action and the pro bono Immigration Data Breach representative complaint and she also acts pro bono for individuals detained in immigration detention in matters relating to access to medical care. Her Ph.D. research interrogates topics of human rights, political philosophy and government power, and she has taught Administrative law.
She also specialises in accountability of large corporations. She is currently managing the Essure contraceptive device class action. She also undertook a program in international human rights law at the University of Oxford and focused on international and domestic laws purposed to hold multi-national organisations to account.
She is involved in the management of an economic development organisation, she is on the leadership team of a refugee advocacy organisation, and is a member of the NSW committee for the Australian Lawyers Alliance.
Professional Qualifications and Admissions
- Doctor of Philosophy in Law (due for completion in 2020)
- Graduate Diploma in Law (Human Rights and Health Law)
- Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Commerce (Economics)
- 2010 - Present, Slater and Gordon, Senior Associate
- 2016 - 2020, Ph.D. student
- 2015 - University tutor in Administrative Law
- 2009 - 2011, Research and Administrative Assistant to Senior Counsel, 6 Selborne Wentworth Chambers, Sydney