Jim is one of Queensland’s most experienced practitioners in the criminal jurisdiction. He commenced his legal apprenticeship in 1980, working in a solicitor’s office by day and studying for his law degree by night. Jim graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (QUT) and was admitted as a solicitor in 1987.
Jim has worked exclusively in criminal law for more than twenty-five years and has been a partner in a number of high-profile law firms. In 2011, he joined Peter Shields Lawyers as a consultant. Jim has significant and diverse experience in matters relating to both Commonwealth and State law, drug related offences, fraud and tax crimes, domestic violence issues, and traffic law infringements.
Jim works tirelessly in defending the rights of people with diverse personal histories, circumstances, and legal issues. His compassion and comprehensive understanding of criminal law provides his clients with insightful and strong legal defence.
The experience and knowledge that Jim has obtained throughout his career is reflected in the positive results he achieves for his clients.