Greens List Barristers

Stephanie Wallace Bar : 2017| Admitted : 2013

Stephanie’s practice is principally in criminal and quasi criminal law matters, including inquests and matters relating to police misconduct. 

Phone : +61 3 9225 7222

Mobile : 0434 579 720

Email : s.wallace@vicbar.com.au

Chambers : William Crockett Chambers

Profile

Stephanie’s practice is principally in criminal and quasi criminal law matters, including inquests and matters relating to police misconduct. 


She appears in all courts and tribunals in Victoria, and accepts interstate briefs.


She regularly appears in coronial inquests, commissions and inquiries.


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, for committals, trials, pleas, appeals, contested hearings and bail applications. 


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


Stephanie appeared as junior Counsel in the petition proceedings, as well as the first ever subsequent appeal matter determined in Victoria, Roberts v The Queen [2020] VSCA 58 and Roberts v The Queen [2020] VSCA 277.


Stephanie also specialises in written advocacy and drafting advice relating to police misconduct, 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.


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.

Selected Cases

Roberts v The Queen [2020] VSCA 58

DPP v Joyce [2019] VCC 1675

In the matter of an application by LD [2019] VSC 9

DPP v Albera & Kon [2017] VCC 1784

DPP v Christenson & Anor [2019] VCC 1665

DPP v La Croix [2019] VCC 1970

DPP v Singh [2020] VCC 719

DPP v Judge & Anor [2020] VCC 1952

R v Forero Gomez; R v Le; R v Pham; R v Stephens [2021] NSWDC 131

Inquest into the death of William Maxwell (21 May 2021)

Singh v The Queen [2021] VSCA 161

Inquest into the death of John Wilfred Warner (2022)

Roberts v The Queen [2020] VSCA 277

DPP v Clayton [2019] VCC 1638

Hach v The Queen [2018] VSCA 196

Inquest into the Death of Hizir Ferman (2019)

DPP v Abuk Kuol Ruling No 3 [2019] VCC 1173

DPP v Dang [2020] VCC 1408

CDPP v White [2020] VCC 1846

DPP v Edwards [2021] VCC 238

DPP v Vickers [2021] VCC 445

DPP v Tate [2021] VCC 22

DPP v Lane [2021] VCC 1276

Inquest into the death of Daniel Charles Richards (2021)

 

Memberships & Committees

Victorian Bar

Criminal Bar Association

Essoign Club

Women in Crime

To get in touch with Stephanie Wallace | or for more information please contact the Clerk on:

+61 3 9225 7222clerkb@greenslist.com.au

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.