31 August
The Arts Law team earlier this year. Photo by Stephen Oxenbury 2021.

New additions to the Arts Law team

Please join us in welcoming three new members of the Arts Law Team.

Mary Ventura has joined us in the new role of Communications Officer.  She has been busy working on making engaging content for our social media channels, our website and e-newsletter art+LAW.

A student at UNSW Art & Design, Mary is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theory) to learn the histories and theories of contemporary art, and moving forward, how to champion artistic voices. Outside of Arts Law, Mary volunteers as a Newsletter Editor and as a Producer for Sydney’s independent broadcast station, FBi Radio 94.5FM.

Aditya Vasudevan is a Solicitor who has recently become a part of the Arts Law team. He has been on the phones delivering legal advice and document reviews and helping draft contract templates and submissions to government on law reform.

Prior to Arts Law, Aditya worked for several years in private practice in intellectual property and litigation dealing with a range of legal areas including contract, copyright, trade marks, patents, the Australian Consumer Law, defamation and judicial review. He has a particular interest in Indigenous rights and constitutional recognition (with experience working with Māori clients in New Zealand).

Aditya is also a freelance writer. He loves literary fiction and is obsessed with music.

Lara Jash is the newest member of our team, she will be working as our Administration Officer.

Lara is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws at the Western Sydney University. Prior to studying a Bachelor of Laws, she had worked and studied in the medical science/administration field. Lara’s interests are live bands, cooking, travelling and visits to art exhibitions.

Georgia Brigg who was previously in the Administration Office role has moved over into our legal team as a part-time Paralegal.  We are excited to have Georgia working to support the legal team and to be able to support her in this next step of her career.

Learn more about the Arts Law team here.

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