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Areas of Practice:  

Criminal Law 

- Summary and Indictable Matters

- White Collar Crime

- Domestic violence / IVOs

- Proceeds of crime

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals and Commissions

- Coronial Inquests

- Disciplinary Tribunals

- Regulatory Matters

Worksafe Prosecutions

Occupational Health and Safety

Common Law

- Personal injury

- Professional Negligence


Tanya has a broad practice with specific experience and interest in criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory matters.

She provides merits and strategic advice on all aspects of these matters.

Tanya's criminal practice is comprised of predominantly defence work in indictable proceedings. She appears both led and unled in trials and committals.

She comes to the Bar with almost 10 years of experience in criminal law, which included appearance work and and the conduct of the prosecution of complex financial, sexual and homicide cases from initial stages through to trial.

Tanya worked as Associate to the Honourable Justice Kaye of the Victorian Supreme Court (then sitting in the Trial Division). She also worked for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

In the ten years since being admitted Tanya has accrued considerable experience in many areas of litigation. These have spanned commercial disputes, criminal matters (both prosecution and defence) and disciplinary matters.

She has strong written advocacy skills and is able to produce high-quality and timely advice and written submissions.

Tanya also holds a Master of Science (Criminal Justice) from the University of Alabama, with a specialist focus on sexual offences.

She read with Ben Ihle.



From 03 May 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.



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