Larissa Halonkin completed a BA (Hons); LLB (Hons) and Masters of Public Policy and Management at the University of Melbourne. Larissa completed articles and worked as a solicitor in the Industrial Relations and Employment practice at Ashurst. From 2003 until 2005 she was the Associate to the Hon. Justice Habersberger in the Supreme Court of Victoria. From 2005 onwards Larissa worked in the Victorian Public Service, including a policy role at the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Office of the Public Advocate and a legal policy role in the Department of Justice. Larissa is currently the Researcher and Legal Consultant on the ‘Trailblazing Women and the Law Project’.