PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • 23 years of courtroom case preparation and advocacy, specialising in major, serious and complex crime often involving an international element.
  • Academic research and publications (see below).
  • Teaching in university law schools online and on campus in Australia, UK and the Philippines.
  • Accredited legal training podcasts and webinars.
  • Designed and delivered accredited face to face training programs for corporate law, police, prosecuting authorities and defence teams.
  • Submissions to Government Committees in England and Australia and to the European Commission Department of Justice.
  • Debating and Mooting – Including proposing a motion at the Oxford Union debate and drafting a moot for the ICC Mooting Manual for the International Bar Association.
  • HDR supervision and mentoring of students and pupil and women barristers.
  • Appeared in the BAFTA nominated FGM documentary The Cruel Cut, ABC Foreign Correspondent’s documentary Saving Mary Jane , BBC 3 Series ‘Sex on the Edge’ and on all major news channels including ABC, BBC News, Sky News, Russia Today and Al Jazeera.
  • Regular Contributor to practitioner publications including a weekly column in Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, comment in Criminal Bar Quarterly (CBQ),Counsel Magazine, The Barrister Magazine, Legal Week, Solicitor’s Journal , Civil Liberties Australia, The Justinian, Law Week, The Conversation, The Justice Gap and NT Balance.
  • Writes regularly for the broadsheet press, particularly The Times Law Section.
  • Pro bono – including death penalty cases and advising NGOs.