Jason Gullaci

Jason Gullaci

  • Admitted: 2000
  • Bar: 2004

Location

Brian Bourke Chambers
Room 510, 530 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Biography

Jason accepts work in the criminal and quasi-criminal jurisdiction. 

Appeal work:

Jason does a significant amount of appellate work. He is involved in:

  • Drafting grounds of appeal and Written Cases for offenders seeking to appeal their conviction and / or sentence;
  • Drafting grounds of appeal and Written Cases for both the OPP and CDPP;
  • Appearing before the Court of Appeal (Victoria) for both the prosecution and defence.

He has also done pro bono work for the Aboriginal Legal Service (WA), involving the drafting of appeal documents and appearing in the WA Court of Appeal for appellants. For eg – EYO v. The State of Western Australia [2019] WASCA 129 – a conviction appeal that led to the convictions being set aside and verdicts of acquittal being entered.

Advice work:

Jason is regulalry asked to provide advice to individuals and companies charged with criminal offences.

He is also briefed to provide written advice to the following agencies:

  • WorkSafe;
  • Commonwealth DPP;
  • Office of Public Prosecutions;
  • Department of Environment and Primary Industries; and
  • The Transport Accident Commission.

Trial work:

Jason defends and prosecutes trials, mainly in the County Court. The trials he runs often involve:

  • Fraud / White collar crime offences;
  • Occupational Health and Safety prosecutions; and
  • Drug offences.

He was involved in the foreign bribery prosecution involving allegations that bribes were offered to induce other countries to purchase bank notes produced in Australia. Jason acted as co-counsel for the Managing Director of Securency Pty Ltd, who was charged with various offences.

Discipline and Coroners Court:

Jason has appeared:

  • Before the Racing Appeals Tribunal and Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board;
  • For both companies and individuals in the Coroners Court.

CPDs:

Jason had given numerous CPDs to organisations such as:

  • ASIC;
  • VLA;
  • Office of the Chief Examiner;
  • Criminal Solicitors through Foley’s CPD series.

Readers:

The following people have read with Jason:

  • Morgan Brown;
  • Neville Rudston;
  • Simone Tatas;
  • Anthony Pyne;
  • Carlin Grant;
  • Mihal Greener;
  • Erin Rutherford.

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