Regina is a graduate of the University of Tasmania and commenced her legal career as Associate to the Honourable Chief Justice Alan Blow. She was a Federal Prosecutor and then moved to The Hague.
From 2007 to 2016, Regina prosecuted war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. In addition to trial advocacy and case preparation at the seat of the court in The Hague, Regina also worked on the ground in situation countries with witnesses and victims, predominantly in east Africa.
Regina returned to Australia and from 2016-2021 and led the legal teams of Federal Government agencies Sport Integrity Australia, the Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority and the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity.
Regina has conducted various Reviews into allegations of historical abuse in sport as independent counsel, acts for plaintiffs in institutional abuse matters and advocates human rights globally.
- Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Chair (Tas)
- Advisor to the Hague Justice Portal (NL)
- International Criminal Court List of Counsel (Defence and Victims)
- International Criminal Court Bar Association Focal Point on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS
2004 Bachelor of Arts (Hons); Bachelor of Laws UTAS
2005 Admitted to Supreme Court of Tasmania and High Court of Australia
2021– signed Bar Roll
AREAS OF LAW
Sports Anti-Doping / Sports Arbitration
Inquiries, Commissions and Inquests
Code of Conduct / Professional Conduct
International Criminal Law
International Humanitarian Law