Lachlan practises predominantly in criminal and quasi-criminal matters. He is an experienced criminal advocate, with particular knowledge of indictable crime. Lachlan appears for both Defence and Prosecution and accepts briefs for matters in both metropolitan and regional Courts.
Lachlan has a strong professional background in the prosecution of serious criminal offences in all Victorian jurisdictions. Prior to coming to the Bar, Lachlan worked at the Office of Public Prosecutions, where he managed a large file load of complex criminal cases across all areas of criminal law, including cases of homicide, serious sexual offending, serious violence, drug trafficking, fraud and driving matters.
For a number of years, Lachlan worked in the Specialist Sexual Offences Unit where he developed expertise in sex offence committals, pleas, trials and appeals. Lachlan has significant experience in matters involving historical sex offences and child complainants, and in the procedural and evidentiary matters unique to sex offence proceedings.
Lachlan is also experienced in dealing with issues of fitness to plead/stand trial, mental impairment, and proceeds of crime, and providing complex written advice on evidentiary and procedural issues.
Lachlan volunteers at the Fitzroy Legal Service. His previous work has included:
Lachlan is reading with Megan Tittensor. His previous mentor was Ray Gibson (now Senior Crown Prosecutor) and his senior mentor was Lesley Taylor QC (now Justice Taylor of the Supreme Court of Victoria).
To get in touch with Lachlan Cameron | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or email@example.com