Anca Costin


Anca Costin

Anca joined elringtons’ Litigation team in November 2014. Prior to joining elringtons, Anca worked at the ACT Human Rights Commission as an Intake and Review Officer. In that role, she provided ad hoc assistance in relation to Commission’s services and other ACT government agencies. She also advised clients in relation to discrimination and bullying and harassment claims. An important part of her role was to review complaints made against health services providers in the ACT.

Employment law is one of Anca’s interests. The experience gained while working at the Commission dealing with discrimination and/or bullying and harassments complaints, assists Anca in understanding in detail employment matters that may raise such issues. Anca advises employees as well as employers in relation to unfair dismissal, redundancy, termination of employment, bullying and harassment at work place, conflict of interest, restraint of trade, enterprise agreements and any other matters relating to employment law.

Anca is also passionate about court work and has appeared in most courts in the ACT and NSW in a variety of matters. However, Anca takes a commercial approach and if a matter has prospects to settled outside the court room, Anca will advise her clients of such possibility.

Anca receives instructions to prosecute matters in ACT and NSW on behalf of government agencies and other local authorities.

Anca’s practice includes:

Commercial litigation (property, contracts, general insurance disputes)

Debt recovery matters

Employment law

Personal Injuries (motor vehicle accident claims, work injuries, medical negligence, public and occupational liability) in ACT and NSW jurisdiction

Administrative law claims in the ACT and NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Coronial trials

Traffic offences

Apprehended Violence Orders and Personal Protection Orders

Qualifications and Memberships:

Anca graduated Law in Romania in 2003 and was awarded a Bachelor of Laws from the Romanian-American University. After moving to Canberra in 2009, Anca obtained a Diploma in Law awarded by the Legal Practitioners Admission Board (Sydney) and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University. These qualifications allowed Anca to be admitted and practice as a solicitor in Australia.

Member of the ACT Law Society

Barrister and Solicitor of the ACT Supreme Court

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

Anca speaks fluent Romanian. Un avocat al firmei noastre vorbeste română.

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