Celia is a barrister at Sixth Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers. She has appeared in various constitutional and administrative law cases, including Comcare v Banerji; Clubb v Edwards/ Preston v Avery; Unions NSW v NSW (No 2); A-G (NSW) v Gatsby/ A-G (NSW) v Johnson; and Kaldas v Barbour. Before coming to the Bar, she served as Counsel Assisting the then Commonwealth Solicitor-General, Justin Gleeson SC. She previously worked as a lawyer in the Office of General Counsel within the Australian Government Solicitor (Canberra), in the Banking & Finance and International Arbitration teams of Mallesons Stephen Jaques (Sydney), and as Associate to the Honourable Justice Crennan of the High Court of Australia.

Celia has an LLM from Columbia Law School, which she attended on a Fulbright Scholarship. She also holds a BA/ LLB (First Class Honours and University Medal) from the Australian National University.

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Picking up where Rizeq left off: Masson v Parsons [2019] HCA 21, s 79 of the Judiciary Act, and the “otherwise provides” test