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Damien Hannan

His significant trial experience, coupled with his ability to provide strategic advice, make Damien an invaluable asset when it comes to defending criminal cases.  Clients can trust in Damien’s expertise, breadth of knowledge, and unwavering dedication to securing the best possible results in their legal affairs. Trial Work: Damien Hannan is a highly experienced criminal …

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James Penny

James has been briefed to appear in a range of different matter since being called to the bar. His criminal law briefs have included bail applications, plea, contested hearings and appeals.   Key matters have been: James also has a broad civil law practice, having been briefed in various matters in various jurisdictions.  These include:  He …

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Simon Bobko

Simon Bobko

Prior to coming to the Bar, Simon was associate to her Honour Judge Burchell and earlier to his Honour Judge Woodward and the Commercial Division Judicial Registrars at the County Court of Victoria. He has significant experience in the practical and procedural aspects of conducting commercial matters at the interlocutory, ADR and trial stages of …

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Peter Van Eps

Peter Van Eps

He practises in the areas of: planning, land use and development (including town planning, infrastructure, land valuation, planning offences and body corporate); environment (including approvals, licensing, environmental effects and offences); property (including leasing, recovery of land, easements & covenants, compulsory acquisition, COVID-19-related) commercial disputes (including contract, building/ BCIPA/ BCISPA claims, corporations and equity); administrative law …

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Natalie Vogel

*INTERNATIONAL LAW LITIGATION *CIVIL LITIGATION *CRIMINAL LAW LITIGATION-PROSECUTION -DEFENCE *COMMON LAW Natalie previously worked as a legal academic and solicitor. 

Natalie Sheridan-Smith

Natalie Sheridan-Smith

Natalie has a busy advocacy practice in a range of contested and complex indictable crime, summary crime, family and Children’s Court Family Division matters.

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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Margo Harris

Margo Harris

Her career has involved appearing in a wide range of courts and tribunals both Australia-wide and internationally. Before coming to the Bar in 2011, she worked as a solicitor in Australia and London, including in-house counsel at an ASX listed company. Her broad ranging commercial practice straddles diverse industries, including agribusiness, construction and infrastructure, energy …

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Lyma Nguyen

In 2020, she took the top place as overall winner of the 40 under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australian Leadership Awards. In 2021, she was named amongst the Northern Territory’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Nationally recognised in 2014 as one of Australia’s 45 Trailblazing Women Lawyers whose oral history is nationally archived, Lyma is registered on the list of Counsel …

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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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