Felicity accepts briefs in criminal and quasi criminal matters (including OH&S prosecutions and inquiries), general employment and public law matters.
Felicity regularly appears in summary and indictable criminal matters, both as junior counsel and unled. She has experience in the County Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, and has appeared unled on a number of pre-trial hearings in the County Court. She also has experience in Coronial Inquests and IBAC Public hearings. Felicity is available to provide written advice, and has experience in drafting written cases for the Court of Appeal, and in drafting relevant documents in proceeds of crime matters. Additionally, Felicity has been accepted into the 2020 VLA Trial Counsel Development Program.
Felicity also advises clients in relation to sexual harassment claims and other general employment law matters, and has experience in conducting matters in tribunals, and through mediations. She has experience in drafting pleadings in general commercial matters.
Prior to coming to the bar, Felicity worked as the Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Redlich in the Court of Appeal, and was also a solicitor in the appellate division of the Office of Public Prosecutions. Felicity began her career as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills. Felicity also has experience in policy and legal advice for government, having worked as a legal adviser within the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Felicity has also taught evidence, ethics, and criminal law, at Victoria University and Monash University. Felicity holds a Bachelor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford. Additionally, she graduated second in her cohort at Monash University (with Honours), and recieved a number of prizes, including the Jeffrey L Sher Prize for Trial Practice & Advocacy.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.