Telephone: 02 9233 7711
Fax: 02 9232 8975
Ms Eraine Grotte has in excess of 30 years’ experience as a legal practitioner, in a variety of capacities.
Ms Grotte commenced practice as a barrister in 2012. Her practice areas include workers compensation/personal injury, administrative law/judicial review, discrimination (state and Federal jurisdictions), refugee law/judicial review applications.
Ms Grotte also has an interest in mental health law, having been a Lawyer Member of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal since 2008.
Ms Grotte has a particular interest in public/administrative law, and has held the following statutory appointments:
August 2010 to 20 June 2013
Senior Arbitrator of the NSW Workers Compensation Commission
July 2002 to October 2010
Judicial member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal – in the Equal Opportunity and General Divisions
April 2002 to August 2010
Arbitrator of the NSW Workers Compensation Commission
September 2008 to date
Lawyer Member of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal
July 1997 to September 2005
Member of the Refugee Review Tribunal (Federal) – Full-time to April 2002 and then Part-time
July 2004 to September 2005
Member of the Migration Review Tribunal (federal) Part-time
Previously, Ms Grotte worked as a Senior Lawyer/Acting Principal Lawyer at the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, as a Senior Legal Officer/Conciliator of the former Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, and in private practice as a solicitor employed by Dawson Waldron and Hunt and Hunt.
Ms Grotte graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (BA LLB).