Ms Stokes is an experienced advocate who accepts briefs in criminal law, quasi-criminal law, common law, administrative law, wills and estates and inquests and inquiries.
Ms Stokes appears for both prosecution and defence in criminal law. She is experienced in indictable and summary crime, with a particular focus on corruption and other ‘white collar’ offences. She also has a thorough understanding of investigative processes and procedures.
Ms Stokes accepts briefs in quasi-criminal work such as post-sentence applications (including supervision and detention orders), civil forfeiture applications, coronial inquests, OH&S matters, council prosecutions and disciplinary and regulatory tribunals.
In addition to her criminal law practice, Ms Stokes has appeared as counsel assisting in numerous private examinations before IBAC and the Corruption and Crime Commission.
Ms Stokes is reading with Ms Diana Manova. Her Senior Mentor is Ms Michelle Britbart QC.
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