ADLA: More Than Just an Acronym

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Gabrielle RedmondThe article ADLA: More Than Just an Acronym is written by Gabrielle Redmond, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers.

Gabrielle Redmond was admitted to Australian legal practice in 2019 and passed the New York bar exam in February 2020. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and Bachelor of Creative Industries majoring in Music from the Queensland University of Technology.

Prior to joining Doogue + George, Gabrielle worked as a legal assistant and, subsequently, a lawyer at Furstenberg Law where she assisted with criminal and confiscation matters. She also started her Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne in 2021.


 ADLA Conference BookletThe Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance (ADLA) is a legal collective that features members from every state and territory in Australia. The role of ADLA is to provide Australians with access to information about all aspects of criminal law by providing resources to the public and creating a collective of the best criminal defence lawyers Australia-wide.

Each year, the nominated ADLA firm hosts the conference which brings together the remaining firms with the objective being to provide legal education, encourage best practice and delve into complex legal questions.

On Friday, 18 March 2022, Potts Lawyers graciously welcomed Doogue + George Lawyers, Republic Chambers, Maleys Barristers & Solicitors, Chelmsford Legal, Nyman Gibson Miralis and Caldicott + Isaacs Lawyers to the Gold Coast.

Having missed the last two years of ADLA due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Doogue + George was eager to reunite with our interstate colleagues, share stories, and discuss legal developments and industry updates more generally.

This year, the ADLA conference boasted some of Australia’s most senior criminal defence practitioners, members of interstate law societies, members of ethic committees, and forensic experts. It was a pleasure to attend a conference with like-minded practitioners who prioritise providing their clients with excellent service and representation We attribute our success as a law firm to developing exceptional lawyers by placing value in legal training and fostering networking opportunities with industry leaders from across the nation

Doogue + George would like to thank Potts Lawyers for their hospitality and look forward to applying the fantastic advice of all speakers in our own practice.

If you are facing a legal problem, you can contact an ADLA law firm by calling 1300 331 331.

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