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Marika Hubble-Marriott

Principal

Bachelor of Laws with Honours (Monash), Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Monash)

  • Direct Selling
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Litigation
  • Royal Commissions

Marika is the head of the Dispute Resolution team, with over 20 years of experience. Marika has significant experience in conducting complex litigation in the superior Courts and specialist Tribunals and is a skilled advocate in all forms of dispute resolution, and in particular, mediation.

Marika is committed to the provision of pragmatic and commercial advice with a strong focus on strategy implications and risk management. Her clients include corporates, municipal councils, statutory authorities, professional services firms, aged care providers, and those in the building and construction industry.

Experience

  • Litigation in Supreme Court, County Court and Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Substantial involvement in alternative dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, expert determination and a Special Reference
  • Advising clients on all aspects of commercial and corporate disputes
  • Representing statutory authorities and hospitals in coronial inquests
  • Representing municipal councils, developers and aged care providers in building and construction disputes in all jurisdictions
  • Competition and consumer claims - misrepresentation and misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Strategy and risk management advice
  • Advising in relation to major Freedom of Information Act requests involving political, media and union interests.Conducts internal reviews
  • Representing clients in regulatory investigations and inquiries
  • Represented the former Metropolitan Ambulance Service in a Royal Commission
  • Acted as solicitor assisting a regulatory authority in professional conduct investigations and at formal hearings

Leadership

  • Awarded Partnership winner for the inaugural Direct Selling Association (DSA) Industry Awards 2017
  • Board Member, LifeWorks Relationship Counselling and Education Services Pty Ltd
  • Convenor, Russell Kennedy Women's Network
  • Member, Commercial Litigation Specialist Study Group