Samantha has qualifications in Law and Aviation having completed studies at the University of New South Wales and University of Technology, Sydney. Samantha worked as a Summer Intern at Qantas Airways Ltd in which she was involved in researching, writing and collecting data on costs incurred from bird strikes. Whilst studying law, Samantha worked as a legal researcher for an aviation consultancy firm. Samantha wrote an article for her university law student’s society journal in which she discussed how the Montreal Convention and the Chicago Convention have shaped the aviation industry internationally. Samantha has also been a contributing writer for several aviation law publications, workshops and courses including a Space Law Guide Card for Halsbury’s Laws of Australia, Ashgate Publishing, the Australian National University, University of New South Wales and Swinburne. Prior to joining Carneys, Samantha worked at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in South Australia and for the Australian Institute of Family Studies in which she collected primary court data used to evaluate the 2012 family violence amendments for the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department. Samantha is a committee member of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand, NSW Young Lawyers Property Law Committee, Law Society of New South Wales and City of Sydney Law Society.