Codey has dedicated his career to representing clients charged with criminal offences and he appreciates that going to court is a challenging time in your life. Codey understands that every client is different, and he will diligently analyse your case and advocate robustly in court to ensure that you obtain the best possible outcome.
Prior to joining Doogue + George, Codey was a Senior Lawyer at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) in Darwin, Northern Territory. He managed the Top End West Region and gained extensive experience appearing as an advocate in the Magistrates’ Court for bail applications, pleas, contested hearings, and intervention order applications. Further, Codey appeared in the Northern Territory Supreme Court for bail applications, pleas, legal argument about the admissibility of evidence, and as junior counsel in trials. Before moving to the Northern Territory, Codey worked as a criminal solicitor in Victoria. His past experiences have given Codey a unique insight into all areas of the criminal justice system.
While undertaking his legal studies, Codey volunteered for Reprieve, in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he worked within a team to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Closer to home, he has volunteered at community legal services, including: Youthlaw and the Disability Discrimination Legal Service. He has extensive experience representing people from a broad range of backgrounds and will always provide detailed and frank legal advice to clients.
Codey’s practice combines traditional lawyer works with regular advocacy in the Magistrates’ Court and County Court. He has defended clients facing alleged driving offences, sexual offences, drug offences, public disorder offences, weapons offences, violent offences, breach of intervention orders and applications for intervention orders.
Codey recognises that going to court is stressful and he will support you through the court process. He is dedicated to assisting clients navigate the complex legal system while giving each client a voice in the criminal justice system.