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Trisha Lingard

LLB (Hons), BBus

Senior Associate - Melbourne

Areas of Expertise

Dispute Resolution & Litigation


Trisha is a Senior Associate in the Melbourne Dispute Resolution & Litigation team.

As an experienced commercial litigator, she has built a broad private practice, with a particular focus on wills and estates disputes, trusts, contractual disputes, corporate crime and regulatory investigations.

Trisha has advised and represented a broad range of clients, including superannuation funds, private companies, small to medium businesses, trustees and individuals.

She has substantial experience in a broad range of commercial disputes across Victorian jurisdictions, including VCAT, Magistrates’ Court, Supreme Court, County Court and the Federal Circuit Court. She has also acted in complex disputes and investigations involving both ASIC and IBAC.

Trisha provides strategic yet practical advice and representation, combining her commercial experience with detailed knowledge of the applicable law to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients.


  • part of the Holding Redlich team appointed as Solicitors Assisting the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (2019/2020)
  • advising and acting for:
    • beneficiaries in a complex estate disputes involving issues of standing and testamentary capacity
    • both executors and beneficiaries in testator family maintenance claims
    • superannuation funds in relation to the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry
    • clients involved general contractual disputes, including issues in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct and misrepresentation 
    • owners corporations, companies and individuals in residential tenancies and Australian Consumer Law disputes in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal
    • companies and individuals subject to and involved in investigations and prosecutions by regulatory agencies at both Commonwealth and State level.