|Libby completed an Arts Degree at Adelaide University in 1975 and her LLB with Honours at Adelaide in 1979. She then practiced both as a barrister and solicitor until 1991. |
During part of that time she was a partner at Gallagher, Taylor and Co practicing in the areas of Criminal Law, Family Law, Conveyancing, Estates and Civil Litigation. After 1991 Libby worked at the University of South Australia lecturing in the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.
She was also involved in the accreditation of a paralegal course offered at the Adelaide College of TAFE and the writing and teaching of the litigation subject. Libby's areas of interest and expertise are in litigation, professional legal skills and professional conduct and responsibility.