Jarrod Williams

Jarrod Williams

  • Admitted: 1998
  • Bar: 2003

Location

Brian Bourke Chambers
Room 503, 530 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Biography

Experienced trial advocate, with particular focus on:

  • Homicide trials
  • Terrorism
  • Drug offences
  • Appeals
  • Occupational Health and Safety

I have appeared before all Victorian Courts and interstate.

Prior to coming to the bar, I worked in private practice as a solicitor in general litigation and as a lawyer for Victoria Legal Aid. 

I was a Senior Public Defender between 2010 and 2017.

Memberships

  • Criminal Bar Association Ordinary Committee member

Recent Cases

  • DPP v Ackerley (No 2) [2021] VSC 257 (14 May 2021)
  • DPP v JK (Sentence) [2020] VSC 510 (9 November 2020)
  • R v McNamara [2020] VSC 705 (22 October 2020)
  • Ferguson v The Queen [2020] VSCA 166 (19 June 2020)
  • R v Ali [2020] VSC 316 (21 May 2020)
  • R v Garrard [2020] VSC 154 (2 April 2020)
  • Re JK [2020] VSC 160 (1 April 2020)

Notable Cases

  • The Queen v Cerantonio & Ors [2019] VSC 284 (3 May 2019)
  • DPP (Cth) v Farmer (a Pseudonym) and Ors [2017] VSCA 292 (17 October 2017) (Case stated, Garry Mendez (a Pseudonym)
  • DPP v Sokaluk [2013] VSCA 48 (7 March 2013) (led by Jane Dixon SC)
  • R v Sokaluk [2012] VSC 167 (27 April 2012) (led by Jane Dixon SC)
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