Riley is a Lawyer who is passionate about advocating for her clients. 

Riley Joined Phi Finney McDonald in 2020 as a paralegal where she worked across various areas in support of clients. She is a proficient researcher with strong client-based skills, having worked as a research assistant at Melbourne Law School. Riley has a keen interest in ensuring access to justice for marginalised communities. Prior to joining Phi Finney McDonald, Riley volunteered in the Police Accountability Project at the Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre where she assisted with civil and criminal litigation matters as well as law reform work. Her volunteering also extends to the Prison Legal Education & Assistance Project, where she was the head of programs for the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre where she liaised with community and advocacy representatives.

Riley’s interest extends to capital markets, where she has a keen interest in responsible investment practices and the implementation of ESG factors in portfolio management. She has a strong passion for class actions and their role in achieving justice for shareholders.


Juris Doctor, University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts, Seattle University