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Beatrisa Dubinsky

Associate

Bachelor of Social Science (First Class Honours), Master of Laws

  • Health
  • Government
  • Disability
  • Privacy
  • Public Law
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Royal Commissions
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Government Law
  • Discrimination and Human Rights

Bea assists clients on complex advisory matters in relation to administrative law, statutory interpretation, regulatory compliance and privacy in the government, health, disability and education sectors. With a professional background in mental health, disability and community-based youth services, Bea has an applied understanding of the regulatory requirements relevant to her clients and the complex array of legal and policy issues affecting these sectors.

Experience

  • Advising on statutory interpretation for various government departments and regulators including the Department of Health, Health Complaints Commissioner, National Health Practitioner Ombudsman, the former Department of Health and Human Services and Judicial Commission of Victoria
  • Advising disability service providers on their legal obligations including regulatory compliance with quality standards under the NDIS Framework
  • Assisting in the drafting of legislative policy guidance
  • Providing legal and policy advice, including advising on statutory interpretation of the enforceability of guidelines and the scope of delegation powers to the Judicial Commission of Victoria
  • Advising on the development of a new legislative framework for authorising restrictive practices in the aged care sector to address identified gaps in substitute decision making legislation
  • Experience in legislative development, including preparing drafting instructions for proposed legislation for the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
  • Legislative and regulatory review of teacher registration across all Australian jurisdictions to inform a nationally consistent approach to responding to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • In-house secondee lawyer at the Judicial Commission of Victoria, investigating complaints regarding the conduct and capacity of Victorian judicial officers and non-judicial VCAT members
  • Reviewing and developing policies and procedures in the public and not-for-profit sectors
  • Advising on corporate governance and risk management
  • Advising on privacy, record keeping and information management

Leadership

  • Monash University Alumni Mentor
  • Russell Kennedy Pro Bono Committee Member