Maria works with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers in the position of Special Counsel – Dust Disease Department. She is a senior member of the asbestos disease legal team conducting complex Supreme Court litigation on behalf of clients with terminal asbestos-related diseases including mesothelioma and lung cancer, often involving urgent applications to Court for trial. Maria is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law.
Maria graduated from University of Melbourne in Law and Arts (Hons) and is a former student of Our Lady of Mercy College, Heidelberg.
She has been a Director and Chair of the Caroline Chisholm Society Inc and has been on numerous Church, Parish and School committees over the years.
The Board of directors and Executive Office staff at Mercy Education are pleased to welcome Mrs Maria McGarvie as a new Director of Mercy Education from January 2019.