Patrick Tehan OAM QC

Patrick Tehan OAM KC

  • Admitted: 1977
  • Bar: 1977
  • Silk: 1997


Level 2, 550 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000


Patrick Tehan KC has an extensive practice in criminal law at appellate and trial level.

At the appellate level, he regularly appears before the High Court of Australia, the Victorian Court of Appeal and other State and Territory Courts of Appeal. He has appeared in many leading criminal cases in these Courts.

At the trial level, he appears in major criminal jury trials in the Victorian Supreme Court and other State and Territory Courts.

His practice includes advising and tendering opinions concerning the criminal law to a diverse range of legal agencies.

He is a Past Editor and present member of the Editorial Panel of the Victorian Sentencing Manual.

He is an Honorary Fellow of the Judicial College of Victoria.

He is the holder of an Indictable Crime Certificate.


  • Victorian Practising Counsel
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