Erin Byrt

Erin Byrt

  • Bar: 2021

Location

Level 2, 550 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Biography

Erin is an experienced court advocate accepting briefs in criminal and quasi-criminal matters across metropolitan and regional courts.

Prior to coming to the bar, Erin practised as a senior criminal defence solicitor for 5 years. She appeared on a daily basis in the Children’s, Magistrates’ and County Court. Her experience includes plea hearings, bail applications, committal hearings, appeals against sentence and breach proceedings.

Erin has a particular interest in matters concerning therapeutic justice including the Assessment and Referral Court (ARC), Drug Court and Koori Court. Erin has extensive experience appearing in these courts and has a strong understanding of the processes and procedures of these various lists.

Erin has a passion for social justice and is a current active board member of Youthlaw and has previously volunteered at the Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre.

Erin is reading with Ruth Champion. Her senior mentor is Colin Mandy SC.

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