Marissa Mackie


Signed Bar Role: 2020

Qualifications: BComm, LLBLP, LLM

Areas of Practice

- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Alternative Dispute Resolution General

- Appellate Advocacy
- Appellate Advocacy General

- Common Law
- Common Law General

- Commercial and Civil
- Commercial
- Civil
- Defamation, Media, Entertainment
- Professional Negligence
- Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency
- Company Law
- Competition, Market Conduct
- Contract
- Landlord and Tenant (Commercial, Residential)
- Equity, Trusts
- Property, Conveyancing
- Commercial Litigation

- Employment Industrial
- Employment, Industrial

- Estates
- Wills, Estates, Family Provision

- Public
- Discrimination, Human Rights
- Inquests
- Administrative
- Constitutional
- Disciplinary Tribunals

- Other
- Banking and Finance, Taxation and Revenue,


Professional Memberships
SA Bar Association Bar Reader
Law Society of South Australia
Chair, Women Lawyers Committee of the Law Society of South Australia
VicePresidentTreasurer, Women Lawyers Association of South Australia
Council Member, Law Society of South Australia


Marissa joined Anthony Mason Chambers in July 2020. She accepts briefs in most areas of civil and commercial law and has extensive experience in taxation, banking and finance, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency, administrative law and regulatory litigation. She has also completed a Master of Laws specialising in Corporate, Commercial and Taxation law and has appeared as an advocate and instructing solicitor in a number of jurisdictions from the Magistrates Court and various Tribunals through to the High Court.

Marissa was admitted to practice in June 2009. She started working as a law clerk at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in confiscations before commencing as a lawyer in a general legal practice.

She spent over five years at the ATO working as a lawyer in the Review and Dispute Resolution team conducting complex taxation disputes and debt litigation before taking over as Managing Solicitor at Hudson Lawyers, a boutique debt recovery and insolvency incorporate legal practice.

Marissa worked at ASIC as an Executive Level Lawyer in Financial Services Enforcement between 2016 and 2019. Her worked involved the conduct of litigation and investigations against suspected misconduct and contraventions of the ASIC Act 2001, Corporations Act 2001 and National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 across a number of matters including misleading and deceptive conduct, unconscionable conduct, responsible lending obligations, fraud and directors duties.

Prior to joining the Independent Bar, Marissa was selected as the participant of the Step Up to the Bar Program, an initiative of the Chief Justice and the South Australian Bar Association offered to experienced female lawyers prior to pursuing a career as a barrister, where she had the opportunity to work closely with various members of the Judiciary across both criminal and civil jurisdictions on complex cases and develop interests in other practice areas including employment, migration and inquisitorial matters.

Marissa is the VicePresident and Treasurer of the Women Lawyers Association of South Australia, Chair of the Women Lawyers Committee of the Law Society of South Australia and a Council member of the Law Society of South Australia and a member of the South Australian Bar Association. She is also a facilitator of the University of AdelaideLaw Societys GDLP Banking and Finance Course.