Renée Bianchi commenced practice as a barrister in 2013.
Before being called to the Bar, Renée was a litigation solicitor, specialising in public liability, product liability, and professional indemnity matters. Since being at the Bar, she has built up a diverse practice in equity, common law, and commercial matters. She appears regularly in a variety of jurisdictions in New South Wales, and interstate.
Renée graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice.
Renée is currently the Chair of the B Miles Women’s Foundation, Vice President of Australian Women Lawyers and Co-Vice Chair of the Women Barristers Forum. She is also a member of the Law Council of Australia’s Equal Opportunity Committee. She is a Past President of NSW Young Lawyers and the Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales, and a Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
Renée was recognised by the University of Newcastle in its 2019 Alumni Awards for her exceptional community service, particularly for her service to the legal profession. Doyle’s Guide has listed her in its Wills and Estates Litigation Leading Lawyers list since 2016, naming her as a Leading Junior Counsel in this area since 2019.