Grace has a Bachelor of Laws with 1st Class Honours, a Bachelor of Economics and Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the ANU. She received numerous prizes during her studies including first place in law. Grace has worked as Associate to Chief Justice French AC at the High Court of Australia and as a lecturer at ANU. She is currently a solicitor at Gilbert & Tobin Lawyers. Her work has recently focused on legal protection of marginalised groups, in particular refugees.
Grace has held a number of roles in Australian youth leadership, including as a member of the NSW Executive Council for Amnesty International. She is a state champion rower, amateur actor, classical ballet dancer and teacher, and long distance ocean swimmer.
Grace will study for an LLM at NYU University, commencing in 2017. Her interest is in improving private law protections for vulnerable people. She will work as a barrister and academic after completing her degree.