Anthony practises in criminal and quasi-criminal law. He appears regularly in jury trials and pleas in the County Court. He has appeared in the Court of Appeal. He appears in matters under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act and the Serious Offenders Act. He appears in all criminal matters in the Magistrates’ Court.
Before coming to the Bar, Anthony was a Public Defender at Victoria Legal Aid. Before this, he worked for the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency in Darwin and the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service in Alice Springs. He appeared in appeals and jury trials in the Northern Territory Supreme Court and all types of criminal matters in the Local Court. Anthony has also worked for Legal Aid NSW and on the NSW Supreme Court Inquiry into the Conviction of Phuong Ngo and the NSW Special Commission of Inquiry into Acute Care Services in NSW Public Hospitals.
Anthony has a Master’s degree in law from the University of Sydney. He has published several articles on current issues in criminal law in academic journals. A list of cases in which he has appeared and a list of published articles can be found here.
Anthony been granted an Indictable Crime Certificate. He is on the Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister List. Anthony became an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law in 2016.
Anthony read with Jason Gullaci.
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