Julijana commenced her career at Slater and Gordon in 2019 as a paralegal working on commercial class actions against Murray Goulburn and NAB CCI. As a lawyer in the Class Actions team, Julijana predominately works on large-scale common-law and consumer protection claims including the Mount Isa Mines Litigation and Essure Class Action.
Julijana is a passionate advocate, fighting for ordinary and disadvantaged people’s rights against major mining companies, pharmaceutical companies and big business. Julijana is proud to work for a firm that puts vulnerable people at the heart of its work.
Before coming to the law, Julijana worked as a political staffer in both state and federal politics, and brings knowledge of government and stakeholder engagement to her work at Slater and Gordon.
Outside the law, Julijana is a passionate gender equity, social justice and healthcare advocate. She has previously served as an advisor to youth cancer and bone and soft tissue cancer peak bodies, runs a social housing advocacy group and is the Chair of Banksia Gardens Community Services, which services some of the most marginalised people in Melbourne’s north.
Qualifications and Admissions
- Admitted, Supreme Court of Victoria
- Juris Doctor
- Bachelor of Arts (Sociology, French)
- Diploma of Global Issues
Memberships and Associations:
- Law Institute of Victoria
- Australian Services Union
- Victorian Women Lawyers
- EMILY’s List
- Accountability Round Table
- 2019 – present, Slater and Gordon
- 2016 – Parliament of Australia
- 2014 – 2019, Parliament of Victoria
- 2014 – Australian Labor Party