Tomislav Bicanic

Admission Dates
Legal Profession: 2017
NSW Bar: 2018
Also entitled to practise in: All Australian jurisdictions (State, Territory and Commonwealth)

 

Principal areas of Practise

  • Criminal Law
    • Summary and Indictable
    • Bail, Hearing, Trial, Sentence and Appeal
  • Quasi-criminal
    • Commissions of Inquiry
    • Crime Commission (State and Commonwealth)
    • Coronial Inquests
  • Family Law
  • Constitutional law

 

Memberships and panels

  • NSW Bar Association New Barristers Committee
  • Director, Trust Chambers
  • Legal Aid Summary Criminal Law Panel
  • NSW Federal Court Pro Bono Assistance Scheme

 

Recent cases

  • Mansweto v R [2018] NSWCCA 232; 86 MVR 309 (led by A. Bellanto QC.  Sentence appeal allowed – resentenced)
  • Ng v R [2019] NSWCCA 172 (led by I. Lloyd QC.  Conviction appeal allowed – conviction quashed)
  • Daaboul v R [2019] NSWCCA 191; 100 NSWLR 682 (led by A. Bellanto QC.  Conviction appeal allowed – conviction quashed)
  • Scahill v R [2019] NSWCCA 190 (led by A. Bellanto QC.  Conviction appeal allowed – conviction quashed)
  • Casella v R [2019] NSWCCA 201 (led by A. Bellanto QC.  Sentence appeal allowed – resentenced from full time imprisonment to ICO)
  • Petkos v R [2020] NSWCCA 55 (led by I. Lloyd QC.  Sentence appeal – whether DPP v Maxwell (2013) 228 A Crim R 218 should be applied to offences under the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) – appeal dismissed).  Special leave refused: Petkos v The Queen [2020] HCATrans 212 (8 December 2020)
  • Manojlovic v R; R v Manojlovic [2020] NSWCCA 315 (led by I. Lloyd QC.  Conviction appeal – appeal dismissed – Crown sentence appeal – Crown appeal allowed)
  • Kim v R [2020] NSWCCA [2020] NSWCCA 288 (led by A. Bellanto QC.  Conviction appeal – appeal dismissed)
  • PQR v Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) [2020] NSWSC 731 (led by A. Bellanto QC.  Interlocutory appeal on question of law from Children’s Court Magistrate – appeal dismissed)
  • Chen v The Queen [2018] HCATrans 240 (led by M. Thangaraj SC. Special leave refused)
  • GG v The Queen [2019] HCASL 213 (led by A. Bellanto QC. Special leave refused)
Contact

T: (02) 9264 9444
F: (02) 9264 9449
E: tbicanic@trustchambers.com.au
C: clerk@trustchambers.com.au