Josh is a specialist trial lawyer and the in-house Counsel for the firm with over ten years experience as a criminal lawyer, appearing in trials before Judge and Jury since 2009. Josh is a partner of the firm and is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist. Josh is the deputy chair of the criminal law section of the Law Institute of Victoria. Josh is based in our Melbourne office and appears in all Victorian Courts, at every level. Josh provides advice and representation for all criminal cases.
Kristina Kothrakis is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, with vast experience in criminal law. Kristina is a Partner, based in the Melbourne office and appears on a daily basis in the Magistrates’, County and Children’s Courts of Victoria. on pleas of guilty, pleas of not guilty, committal hearings, bail applications and appeals. Her primary areas of expertise include sexual offences, white collar crime, drug trafficking/importations and also includes driving charges and all summary crime.
Shaun Pascoe is an experienced defence lawyer and an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist. Shaun is a Partner of the firm and runs the Heidelberg office, which is situated only minutes away from the Heidelberg Magistrates’ Court, where Shaun appears regularly.
Sophie Parsons is an experienced defence advocate and trial lawyer who appears in a broad range of defended matters in Victorian courts, and before investigative bodies such as Royal Commissions. She is based in our Melbourne office. Sophie has appeared in jury trials in Victoria and the Northern Territory.
Dr Michael FitzGerald is an experienced criminal law advocate who has appeared in all Victorian courts, as well as before investigative bodies such as Royal Commissions and the Australian Crime Commission. He appears in bail applications, committals, trials, pleas and appeals, with particular experience in complex drug, fraud and conspiracy matters.