Stephanie Wallace Barrister

Stephanie Wallace


Owen Dixon Chambers East

Room 1319

205 William Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Stephanie’s practice is principally in criminal law and quasi criminal law matters. 

She appears in all courts and tribunals in Victoria, including royal commissions, coronial inquests, council matters (criminal and enforcement), VOCAT applications and other disciplinary tribunals. 

She also accepts interstate briefs, appearing regularly in trials and pleas.

Stephanie is on the Legal Aid preferred trial barrister list and has an Indictable Crime Certificate (ICC).

She regularly appears in both the summary and indictable jurisdictions in trials, pleas, appeals, contested hearings, bail applications, coronial inquests, commissions, inquiries, committals.

She has also appeared in the Royal Commission (Police Informants) for an "affected person", in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Court of Appeal.

Stephanie also specialises in written advocacy and drafting advice relating to occupational health and safety, the rules of evidence, criminal procedure, sentencing, mental impairment and fitness to stand trial.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Stephanie spent five years as a solicitor with experience preparing a wide range of matters, including serious sex offences, serious assaults, homicide, property offences, arson, fraud, drug offences and family violence in the County and Supreme Courts, and contested committal hearings in the Magistrates' Court.

Stephanie has undertaken cultural awareness training provided by Koorie Heritage Trust.

Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University, and a Master of Laws (International Criminal Law) from the University of Melbourne.

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

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