Compliance & Investigations

Emily Allan

Emily comes to the Bar with over 10 years of experience as a solicitor-advocate in criminal law.  She has appeared regularly in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts in plea hearings, contested committals, appeals against sentence, bail applications, and contraventions. Emily has also appeared in the County Koori Court. Immediately prior to being called to …

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Michael Reardon

Michael has a broad civil and criminal practice, advising and appearing at trial and appellate level. His civil practice focuses on insurance litigation, building and construction, probate and Part IV proceedings. He has also appeared as counsel in judicial review applications, confiscation proceedings and coronial inquests. Michael’s criminal and regulatory experience spans the full spectrum …

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Nicholas Bird

Nicholas Bird

Prior to coming to the Bar, Nicholas worked as a policy adviser to the Victorian Government. In particular, he advised on regulatory issues affecting small businesses in Victoria. He also previously worked as a consultant with PwC Australia. Nicholas completed degrees in Arts and in Law at Monash University. He also completed a Master of …

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Michelle Wilson

Michelle Wilson

Michelle has a broad practice which focusses on litigation in various courts and tribunals, including superior and appellant courts, including: Supreme Court of Victoria Appeals from the Children’s Court of Victoria, Family Division on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (Child Protection). Matters arising under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be …

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Julie Zhou

Julie Zhou

Before coming to the Bar, Julie was senior in-house counsel at Monash University where she acted for and advised the University on issues of public and administrative law, disciplinary proceedings, discrimination and negligence claims. Julie was also in-house counsel for State and Federal governments in the ACT and in Victoria. She was a solicitor advocate …

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Gregory Buchhorn

Gregory Buchhorn

Before coming to the Bar, Greg was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Maxwell AC, President of the Victorian Court of Appeal. Greg read with Graeme Hill and his senior mentor was Claire Harris QC. Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

Georgia McMaster

Georgia McMaster

A barrister specialising in criminal jury trials and appeals for almost twenty years, (primarily briefed by the Crown). Other briefs include conducting matters on behalf of AHPRA, duty lawyer work before the Mental Health Review Tribunal, counsel assisting / legal member in various matters such as Teacher’s Registration Board investigations, legal practitioner complaint boards, and …

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Christopher Jensen

Christopher Jensen

Christopher has acted in a range of commercial disputes, including contractual, property, building and employment matters. He is also experienced in public law including administrative law, planning and environmental law, liquor licensing, building regulation, and occupational health and safety. Christopher accepts briefs to appear for clients in all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals. Before …

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Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett

He regularly appears as defence counsel and also to prosecute criminal trials for the State and Commonwealth as well as various statutory bodies in Melbourne and Adelaide. He regularly appears in the Magistrates Court for pleas, contests and committals including traffic offences and intervention orders. He also accepts briefs in relation to disciplinary proceedings and …

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Andrew Imrie

Andrew Imrie

His briefs generally involve some aspect of public or criminal law. He is equally comfortable and experienced working alone or as part of a team of lawyers. He has conducted many complex proceedings unled as well as working successfully with many of Australia’s most prominent silks. He has a strong paperwork practice and is regularly …

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