Bill’s practice at the Bar has involved mainly appearing in all types of criminal cases ranging from summary hearings in the Children’s and Magistrates’ Court, Committals, Coroner’s Court, County Court Appeals and trials, pleas and bail applications in the Supreme Court and appearances in the Court of Appeal.
- 1980 – 1982
Employed in Taxation Office. Graduate recruit in assessing, recovery and inquiries section. Employed as a Solicitor carrying out all types of Criminal and Civil work in private practise early to mid-1982.
- 1982 – 1986
Employed as a Legal Officer, Senior Legal Officer and Acting Principal Legal Officer in the Prosecution section of the Commonwealth Deputy Crown Solicitor’s Office in Melbourne. Which became the Special Prosecutions Office and then the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions. Work involved personally appearing in and instructing in all manner of Commonwealth Prosecutions (Summary, Committals, Trials and Appeals) such as Frauds on the Commonwealth, drug cases, customs and quarantine etc.
Victorian University – Tutor in Business and Trade Practices Law
Pro Bono Practice
Conducted matters for community legal centres