Patrick Dwyer offers 38 years of experience in criminal law. Patrick was admitted to the legal profession in 1977, after graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1976 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce. Patrick established his own practice in 1978 and has maintained a continuous practice exclusively in criminal law advocacy.
Throughout his career, Patrick has provided comprehensive, strategic advice and representation to thousands of people facing a range of offences from minor traffic offences to complex, high profile acquittals such as the Russell Street Bombing and more recently the ‘Vampire Killing’ case. No matter the level of seriousness, Patrick works tirelessly to defend the rights of his clients and achieve the best possible outcome in each case.
Patrick is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law, a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and a Victoria Legal Aid Approved Summary and Indictable Crime Practitioner.