Admission Date

  1. Barrister: 30 May 2011
  2. Solicitor: 10 June 1989

Qualifications

  1. BA & LLB - University of New South Wales
  2. LLM - Sydney University

Previous Occupations

  1. 1.  Solicitor & Barrister at the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
  2. 2.  Acting Crown Prosecutor at the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions
  3. 3.  Solicitor at Freehills

Specific Areas of Practice

Practice Areas

  1. Criminal Law
  2. Confiscation of Assets
  3. Health Care Complaints Commission matters
  4. Professional Negligence
  5. Family Law
  6. Care & Protection

Courts and Tribunals

  1. Local Court
  2. District Court
  3. Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeal
  4. Family Court
  5. Federal Circuit Court

Additional Areas of Interest

  1. Music, Art, Theatre, Opera, Ballet, watching sports & Writing

Professional Memberships

  1. Bar Council
  2. NSW Bar Association Human Rights Committee
  3. NSW Bar Association - Bar News Committee

Foreign Languages

  1. Polish

Significant Publications

  1. 1.  2010 34 Crim LJ 250
    “Recent cases involving confiscation legislation”
  2. 2.  Law Society Journal August 2010 Vol 48 no7 at page 64
    “Analysing principles of criminal responsibility”
  3. 3.  Short stories by Caroline Dobraszczyk
    “Modern Romances”

Significant Papers Delivered

  1. 1.  Numerous papers at the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions including papers on the Law of Evidence.
  2. 2.  Continuing Professional Education Seminar at the College of Law entitled Fundamentals of Commonwealth Criminal Law.
  3. 3.  Papers on Chapter 2 of the Commonwealth Criminal Code-presented to numerous organisations.
  4. 4.  “Basic Principles of Advocacy” - for Young Lawyers NSW.
  5. 5.  “The Evidence Act in Family Law cases” - Toongabbie Legal Centre.
  6. 6.  “The New Bail Act” - for numerous Bar Association conferences.
  7. 7.  Numerous articles in Bar News.