Ms Michelle Cioffi

Position: 
Legal Officer
Michelle Cioffi is a Legal Officer at South Australian Native Title Services. Michelle has seven years’ combined experience in the legal advisory and international and community development sectors both in Australia and abroad. In 2010, she worked in Vientiane, Laos as a Legal Advisor as well as being contracted to provide consultancy services for not for two profit organisations, advising as to foreign investment and legal registration options for a capacity development facility, including governance implications and organisational structure. Michelle now delivers legal, policy and strategic advice to Aboriginal Corporations following determination of their native title claims. She specialises in governance and compliance, working to ensure that corporations are meeting their legal obligations, as well as helping them to manage their rights and interests in relation to native title. This includes working with traditional owners to help them realise their business aspirations.