Grace Appleford is a Lawyer in the Corporate Advisory Team at Moores

Grace helps education and other not-for-profit clients navigate complex regulatory spaces. She has expertise in regulatory compliance, education and privacy.

Grace also has a passion for technology, and enjoys learning about how emerging technologies are disrupting the legal sector, and also the practices of her clients. With an innovative spirit, she enjoys the tensions and possibilities of data analytics and data security.

Grace works with the Corporate Advisory and Education Teams to provide practical, clear and accessible solutions to clients. Grace takes pride in being solutions orientated and making the law less intimidating by using simple language to demystify technical compliance requirements.

Why Moores?

“It is incredibly rewarding to contribute to Moores’ ‘here for good’ message. What we contribute to our clients’ for-purpose goals, and the culture within the firm – it is really exceptional in the industry and I’m proud to be a part of it.”


In her spare time Grace enjoys netball for its competitive edge and community spirit. Watch out for sharp passes and fast footwork.


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours from Monash University
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Monash University majoring in French
  • Achieved a High Distinction for Law Honours thesis analyzing the Consumer Data Right
  • Volunteer at the Mental Health Legal Centre