BA, LLB, LLM
Areas of Practice
Children's Court, Criminal Law, Criminal Law (Appellate), Drink Drive, Intervention Orders, Road Safety, Social Security/ Welfare, Traffic Law, Victims Of Crime Assistance Tribunal
Commence practice in 1984. Worked for 2 years with Western Suburbs Community Legal Service in that capacity appeared in courts in all jurisdictions including Family Court, Magistrates Court, Federal A.A.T. and other tribunals. 1986 - 1999 Employed as a solicitor with Victoria Legal Aid,Preston. Initially worked as duty lawyer then from 1991 onwards worked as summary crime advocate - a position akin to in house counsel. Appeared in all jurisdictions up to and including Court of Appeal. Whilst summary crime advocate I sat the accreditation test with the Law Institute. I was in the first group of solicitors to be made Accredited Criminal Law specialists. In 1996 I took 1 year off and lived and worked in Germany. I came to the Bar in March 1999 intake and have appeared in criminal cases in the Magistrates and Children's Courts, trials, appeals and pleas in the County Court and matters in the Family Court etc.
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