Kate Da Costa is a Senior Associate based in our Sunshine office and appears regularly in Sunshine Magistrates' Court.
Kate has a wealth of experience in criminal law, having practised exclusively as a criminal defence lawyer since her admission to practice in 2002. She has provided advice and representation to clients in all criminal law jurisdictions in Victoria, as well as the High Court of Australia.
Based in our Sunshine office, Kate prides herself on providing comprehensive, plain language legal and strategic advice to clients, ensuring they do not feel overwhelmed and confused by the criminal justice system. She provides advice on defending charges, or where an offence has been committed, preparing the matter to ensure the best possible outcome for her clients. Kate also has extensive experience instructing Counsel, including Queen's and Senior Counsel, in County Court and Supreme Court Trials and Pleas.