Cassandra Knight-Grull

Cassandra Knight-Grull lawyerCassandra has a broad practice at our Heidelberg, City and Sunshine office. She appears daily in all Victorian Magistrates’ courts for criminal matters, IVOs and bail applications, and takes on indictable criminal matters listed in the County Court.

Cassandra has a particular interest in representing the unfairly accused and works tirelessly to secure a withdrawal of charges or acquittal for her clients. Her passion and creativity are often the difference between a client walking free or being stuck with a lifetime consequence.

Prior to joining Doogue + George, Cassandra was a research assistant to the criminal barristers at Crockett Chambers where she worked on local and interstate indictable offences, including murder, sexual offences, drug trafficking and terrorism charges. Cassandra learnt from some of Australia’s most experienced barristers, gaining invaluable experience in advocacy and trial strategy. She holds a Juris Doctor from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Monash University.

Cassandra has specific expertise in dealing with matters in the Children’s Court and has contributed many blog articles to the Doogue + George website, providing explainers and insights in law reform and procedure such as:

Being charged with a crime can be both daunting and frustrating, and it can feel like the system is weighted against you. You need someone in your corner who will listen to your concerns and be upfront with you about the best way forward. Cassandra understands that every client is different, and she is committed to understanding your priorities to formulate the ideal strategy for your case and get the best possible outcome for you.