Gráinne Marsden

Contact Details




Practice Areas

  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Appellate
  • Competition and Consumer Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporations law
  • Criminal
  • Inquests and inquiries
  • Regulatory proceedings


Gráinne was admitted as a solicitor in 2012 and called to the Bar in 2021. Gráinne accepts briefs in all areas of law. Her principal areas of practice are criminal, inquests and inquiries, regulatory and public law, as well as contractual disputes, commercial, and competition and consumer law. She regularly appears in the Supreme Court, District Court and the Local and Children’s Courts.

Gráinne brings both corporate and criminal experience to her practice. Immediately prior to coming to the Bar, Gráinne practised as a solicitor at Legal Aid NSW and the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency. She had a broad practice of summary, indictable and appellate criminal matters, High Risk Offender matters, and inquiries. Gráinne was previously a solicitor in the Disputes team at Herbert Smith Freehills, acting on a range of competition and regulatory matters, corporate crime and investigations, and commercial and contractual disputes. In 2012, Gráinne was Tipstaff to the Hon Ian Gzell AO of the New South Wales Supreme Court.

Gráinne graduated from the Australian National University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts.

Degrees and Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) (Australian National University)
  • Bachelor of Arts (History and Politics) (Australian National University)


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