Lachlan practises predominantly in criminal and quasi-criminal matters. He is an experienced advocate, with particular knowledge of indictable crime. Lachlan appears for both Defence and Prosecution and accepts briefs for matters in metropolitan and regional Courts.
Lachlan has a strong background in the litigation 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 complex procedural and evidentiary matters unique to such 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 legal, evidentiary and procedural issues.
Lachlan's previous work has included:
- A consultancy to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reviewing the Myanmar prosecution service;
- Volunteering at the Fitzroy Legal Service;
- Positions researching prostitution regulation and human trafficking, both in Australia and overseas, at the University of Queensland and the University of British Columbia; and
- Teaching criminal law at the University of Queensland.
Lachlan is a member of the Victorian Bar Readers' Course Committee.
He read with Megan Tittensor SC and Ray Gibson SC, and his senior mentor was the Honourable Justice Lesley 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
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