Alison PK O’Brien PSM has 22 years’ experience working in government, including 20 years with the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office where she is the Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Government and Public Law. She provides advice to the state government on constitutional and other public law matters, including legislative development, and has been involved in cases which have developed critical areas of the law. In 2011 Ms O’Brien was awarded the Law Institute of Victoria Government Lawyer of the Year Award. She has been a member of the Victorian Legal Admissions Committee since 2015. She was awarded a Public Service Medal in June 2019 for outstanding public service to the provision of legal services to the Victorian public sector, particularly in the areas of constitutional and public law. She was appointed to the Commission in September 2013.