The Family Law Review is pleased to congratulate Editorial Board member Dr Anna Parker on completing her doctorate and joining the Victorian Bar.
Anna’s latest contribution to the journal, “Comparable Cases and the Section 79 Discretion” (2016) 6 Fam L Rev 127, co-authored with Paul Glass, Barrister, Victorian Bar, considers the relevance of previously decided cases to discretionary family law decision-making and the manner in which such cases may permissibly be used to guide discretionary judgments.
Anna is a barrister at the Victorian Bar, practising exclusively in family law and related jurisdictions. She holds Honours Degrees in Arts and Law and a Doctor of Juridical Science (in the area of family law) from Monash University. Prior to joining the Bar, Anna practised as a family law solicitor for approximately 10 years and was a Partner at a specialist family law firm. She is accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a specialist in family law. Anna has presented and written papers on a wide range of family law issues.