With his extensive experience in criminal law, Julien is a highly skilled barrister who is well-equipped to handle a wide range of criminal matters. His courtroom experience, combined with his expertise in providing comprehensive legal advice, make him a formidable advocate for his clients. Whether it’s representing clients in trials, providing guidance on legal issues, handling appellate matters, or serving regional communities, Julien’s commitment to excellence and passion for justice set him apart as a barrister.
Julien is a highly skilled barrister with extensive experience in criminal law. Since being called to the Bar in 2010, he has developed a busy criminal law practice, representing clients in a wide range of criminal matters. Julien is well-versed in all aspects of criminal litigation, including trials and hearings under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997. His in-depth knowledge of criminal law and procedures allows him to provide effective representation and strategic advocacy for his clients.
Julien is included on the Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister List, highlighting his competence and proficiency in criminal trial matters. Additionally, Julien holds an Indictable Crime Certificate, further underscoring his specialisation and qualifications in handling serious criminal offenses.
Prior to coming to the Bar, he spent one year working as the Associate to Her Honour Judge Rizkalla, gaining valuable insights into the criminal justice system.
In addition to his courtroom advocacy, Julien has a strong focus on providing comprehensive legal advice to his clients. He understands that legal matters often involve complex issues and strives to provide clear and practical advice to assist clients in making informed decisions. Whether it involves assessing the strength of a case, advising on legal options, or providing guidance on potential outcomes, Joel’s expertise ensures that his clients receive reliable and tailored advice throughout the legal process.
Julien’s expertise extends to appellate work, where he excels in handling cases before appellate courts. He has a thorough understanding of the nuances of appellate litigation, including the preparation of written submissions and the presentation of oral arguments. Julien’s attention to detail, persuasive advocacy skills, and thorough research allow him to effectively navigate complex appellate matters and advocate for his clients’ rights.
Julien has developed a strong regional practice, providing legal representation and advice to clients outside of metropolitan Melbourne. He recognises the unique challenges faced by individuals and communities in regional areas and is committed to ensuring equal access to justice. Julien’s regional practice involves representing clients in a variety of matters, and he has built a reputation for delivering high-quality legal services to clients in regional Victoria.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation. The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister’s clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.