Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)

James Mitchell

James specialises in criminal, quasi-criminal, administrative and regulatory law. Prior to the bar, James worked as a solicitor practising in criminal law and appeared and instructed in a wide range of matters in the Magistrates’ and County Courts. James is reading with Richard Edney. His senior mentor is Colin Mandy SC. The information referred to …

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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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Rolf Sorensen

Rolf Sorensen

He also practices in industrial law and administrative law more generally as well as appearing in a range of commercial and criminal matters. Rolf is a reporter for the Victorian Reports and has written Head-Notes for cases involving wide-ranging areas of law, including Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights, Negligence (Workplace, Professional, Etc), Occupational Health&Safety, Accident Compensation, …

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Paul McDermott

Paul McDermott

He also practices at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in proceedings in the Owners’ Corporation, Legal Practice, Domestic Building, Occupational Regulation and Anti- Discrimination Lists. Further he has had a long history in employment law, advising on setting up businesses to meet the vagaries of employment and industrial legislation. He represents employers meeting their …

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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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Mitchell Latham

He has a particular focus on: He also regularly acts for and advises employers in occupational health and safety matters. He has appeared unled in both jury and judge alone trials; and in the Court of Appeal. Before coming to the Bar, he was Associate to Judge Misso at the County Court of Victoria. Mitchell …

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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.

Marian C Clarkin

Outside of court, Marian also regularly represents clients to negotiate settlements and participate in mediations, as well as drafting and settling documents and providing advice. Marian has a broad practice, which often involves complex matters where many areas of the law overlap and there are multiple related proceedings on foot. Marian practises in the areas …

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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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