Admitted to practice: 1999
Signed the Bar Roll: 2020
Qualifications: B Sc (Ma & Comp Sc); LLB; GCLP; LLM
Julia has extensive advocacy experience of over 20 years with a focus on criminal law. She has conducted numerous trials in both the Magistrates and District Courts and has experience in appeals to the Supreme Court. As a trial advocate she approaches her matters with sensitivity and the tactics of a seasoned advocate. She has appeared in tribunals in both workers’ compensation, and administrative appeals, including migration matters. She is also a qualified mediator.
Julia is a keen advocate of human rights and has worked internationally in this field in Timor Leste in both non-government organisations and the United Nations Department of Peace-keeping Operations. She has also completed a Masters of Laws at the University of Melbourne.
Julia completed the Bar Readers course in 2019 and was awarded the Chairman’s Prize.