Chris practices in criminal law and in related regulatory matters, such as WorkSafe and EPA proceedings. He holds an Indictable Crime Certificate and is on VLA’s Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister List.
Before coming to the Bar, Chris worked as a solicitor at the Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions and later in the Criminal Law Division of Victoria Legal Aid.
Since coming to the Bar, Chris has developed a predominantly trial practice, appearing in criminal trials in both the County and Supreme Courts. He has recently appeared in matters involving terrorism, homicide, sexual offences, mental impairment and large scale drug importation.
Chris has broad experience appearing at plea hearings, committals and bail applications.
In addition to trial work, Chris has an interest in appellate advocacy. He has experience drafting written cases and has appeared at conviction appeals, sentence appeals and interlocutory appeals in the Court of Appeal.
Chris does not accept direct briefs through Barristerconnect.