Since coming to the Bar, Ffyona has appeared in a wide range of matters in the Children's Court, Magistrates' Court, County Court, Supreme Court, and in the Court of Appeal. She has also appeared in contested hearings in the Children's Court, Magistrates' Court, and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and in trials (led and unled) in the County Court. Her opinion and advice practice is equally diverse.
Before coming to the Bar Ffyona worked as a solicitor advocate in private practice, at the Department of Health and Human Services, and Victoria Legal Aid. She has also worked at the Coroners' Court of Victoria, the Law Institute of Victoria, Robert Stary Lawyers (now Stary Norton Halphen), and Legal Aid Queensland.
In 2019, Ffyona completed a Master of Laws (Criminal Practice) with Distinction under the supervision of the Honourable Terry Buddin SC (NSW Supreme Court/Court of Criminal Appeal), and Hugh Selby (Barrister, author). Her thesis considered evidentiary issues with the pre-recorded evidence of child complainants in sex offences.
Ffyona is an Ordinary Member of the Criminal Bar Association Committee. She also sits on the Australian Bar Association's Criminal Law Committee, and Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Ffyona is also a member of the Victorian Bar's LGBTI Working Group, a sub-group of the Bar's Equality & Diversity Committee. Ffyona is an interstate member of the ACT Bar Assocation.