Andy came to Doogue + George after working as a Section Lead at the Law Institute of Victoria. Under the guidance of Victoria’s senior criminal solicitors, he acted as a liaison to government and the courts, advocating for reform to various aspects of Victoria’s criminal justice system – drug and alcohol, COVID-19, mental health, homelessness, bail, sentencing practices and diversion. He holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) from the University of Melbourne.
Overseas, Andy worked in international criminal law at the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials for Judge Florence Mumba (Supreme Court) and Judge Baik Kang Jin (Pre-Trial), on charges of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. He also interned in New Delhi, India, at the Chambers of Mr. Sidharth Luthra, a Senior Advocate specialising in criminal law.
While at University, Andy volunteered for RefugeeLegal and WestJustice Community Legal Centres. He is devoted to understanding the unique circumstances of his clients to offer a personalised approach to their matters. It is his foundation in international human rights and passion for social justice that commits him to defending the rights of his clients.