Christin Tom Barrister

Christin Tom


Crockett Chambers


460 Lonsdale St

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Christin accepts briefs in all areas of criminal law and quasi-criminal law, including regulatory, administrative and public law matters. He is an experienced advocate, with particular knowledge of indictable crime.

Immediately prior to coming to the Bar, Christin practised as a Senior Solicitor at the VGSO in the Police Branch. His practice primarily involved advising the Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police on proceedings in the Court of Appeal arising from the use of Nicola Gobbo as a police informer. He advised on claims of public interest immunity, suppression orders and statutory prohibitions on disclosure in these matters.

Prior to his position at the VGSO, Christin worked as a Senior Lawyer at Victoria Legal Aid and gained experience in a broad range of indictable criminal matters, including sexual offences, drug matters and violent offences. As a solicitor advocate Christin regularly appeared in summary, indictable and appellate matters in the Magistrates', Children's and County Court jurisdictions.

Christin commenced his career at a general private practice in Brisbane where he gained experience in confiscation, regulatory matters and disciplinary proceedings.

In 2020 Christin was recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a Criminal Law ‘Rising Star'.

Christin read with His Honour Judge Marcus Dempsey before his appointment and is reading with Sarah Keating. His senior mentor is Colin Mandy S.C.

To get in touch with Christin Tom | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or

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