Anca Costin


Anca Costin

Anca joined elringtons’ Litigation team in 2014. Prior to joining elringtons, Anca worked at the ACT Human Rights Commission.
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 raise such issues. Anca advises employees as well as employers in relation to unfair dismissal, redundancy, termination of employment, bullying and harassment, conflict of interest, restraint of trade, enterprise agreements and other matters relating to issues in the workplace.

Anca is also passionate about court work and has appeared in most courts and tribunals in the ACT and NSW. Notwithstanding that, Anca assists and advises clients in relation to various forms of alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. Therefore, if a matter has prospects of settling outside the court room, Anca will endeavour to reach such outcome.

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

Anca has recently presented as a guest speaker at an employment law conference held in Canberra designated in particular to the public sector.

Anca’s practice includes:

Commercial litigation (property, contracts, general insurance disputes)

Employment law

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

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

Debt recovery matters

Coronial inquests

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 (Bucharest). 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.

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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