Ros Fogliani

Barrister and Lawyer

Ms Fogliani was appointed and assumed the role as Western Australia's State Coroner on the 13th January 2014 and Western Australia's first female State Coroner. Ms Fogliani was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of WA in 1985. Ms Fogliani started her career at Keall Brinsden as an articled clerk and restricted practitioner, before moving to Mallesons Stephen Jaques in 1987 as a solicitor, and then to Blake Dawson Waldron as a senior associate in 1991. From 1993 to 2011 Ms Fogliani worked at the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, including 6 years as Deputy Director and Head of Office in Western Australia. In 2011 she joined the Francis Burt Chambers as a barrister where her areas of practice included administrative and constitutional law, coronial inquiries, corporations, criminal law, disciplinary tribunals, professional negligence and taxation.

Prepared by Larissa Halonkin