Chelsea Jenkins

Chelsea Jenkins

Chelsea has more than a decade of experience working within the public and private sector. Before becoming a lawyer, Chelsea worked at the Victorian Building Authority and for Queens Counsel for four years.

Chelsea was admitted as a solicitor to the legal profession in 2015. Prior to joining Mornington Legal in 2018, Chelsea worked as a generalist solicitor for two years in a mid-tier law firm.

Chelsea is well versed in employment law, commercial litigation, criminal law and debt recovery.

Chelsea’s commercial litigation and dispute resolution experience includes injunctive relief, defamation, insolvency, administrative law.

Chelsea can advise clients in a variety of matters under the Fair Work Act 2009, (Cth) Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth), Administration and Probate Act 1958 (Vic), Wills Act 1997 (Vic), Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (Vic)

Chelsea can advise and instruct in all court jurisdictions and appears in the Magistrates’ Court and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

She is an adept advocate, acting in conciliatory matters on behalf of employees and corporate clients in the Fair Work Commission.

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal and Corporate Insolvency
  • Employment Law
  • Administrative
  • Criminal Law

Relevant Experience

Providing practical advice on contractual terms, claims advice and all forms of dispute resolution.

Preparing responses to unfair dismissal claims and general protection applications.

Commencing and defending complex multi-party litigation

Briefing and instructing Counsel and Senior Counsel on a range of matters in all levels of the Court jurisdiction

Contact Details

Phone: 03 5975 7611
Mobile: 0431 252 545
Email: chelsea@morningtonlegal.com.au

Qualifications

Bachelor of Social Science B Soc Sci (Crim Justice) Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP)

Professional Memberships

Law Institute of Victoria

Law Institute Young Lawyers Association