Moya O’Brien

Moya O’Brien

  • Admitted: 2004
  • Bar: 2008


Gorman Chambers
Room 903, Level 9
460 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000


Moya accepts briefs in all areas of criminal and administrative law.

Moya is a highly experienced trial advocate in both the Supreme and County Courts. In addition to this she has appeared as counsel assisting various tribunals, has appeared for multiple clients in the Royal Commission into Institutional Sexual Abuse and regularly appears for clients in coercive matters.

Moya also accepts briefs and enjoys appearing in appeals against both sentence and/or conviction in the appellate jurisdiction.

Moya is passionate about mentoring more junior barristers and solicitors and is an enthusiastic lead participant in the Victoria Legal Aid Trial Counsel Development Program.


  • Doyles Guide Junior Counsel 2020 – Criminal Law

Recent Cases

  • Tyler Worboyes v The Queen  [2021] VSCA 169
  • Shafrin Deen v The Queen [2020] VSCA 53

Notable Cases

  • Katia Pyliotis v The Queen [2020] VSCA 134
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