Amelia Ramsay

Amelia is a Partner based in our City office with over 10 years’ experience in criminal law.
Amelia Ramsay Having practiced exclusively in criminal law following her admission to practice in 2013, Amelia is passionate about her role as a criminal defence lawyer. She understands the incredible impact charges can have on a person’s life and works with them to achieve the best possible outcome.  Amelia performs her work with care and professionalism ensuring clients understand what is ahead of them, their options and making sure their priorities are met.

Amelia’s practice includes but also extends beyond traditional areas of criminal defence that play out in the Court room.  Her main interest is in assisting clients before they are charged, making submissions to police to stop the matter from going to Court.

Amelia represents clients in trials, appeals, pleas and intervention orders.  She works closely with barristers and in-house counsel focusing primarily on white collar crime and sexual offences. She has experience in federal and state level restraining orders representing clients charged with money laundering and tax evasion offences.

She also regularly assists clients in matters affected by criminal charges including Working with Children Checks, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registrations, Victorian Institute of Training (VIT) Registrations and Firearms Licences.

Amelia ran the first Supreme Court Sex Offender Registration Act application for suspension of reporting obligations succeeding in having the applicant’s reporting obligations suspended for the remainder of their life. She also assists clients on the register in applications to the Chief Commissioner of Police for suspension of reporting obligations and travel.

Prior to joining Doogue + George, Amelia was an Associate to a Judge of the County Court at Melbourne. In her earlier career, Amelia worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which included a short term diplomatic posting to Bangkok, Thailand.