Full Name: Mr Russell B Hammill
Fax: 9225 8480
Chambers: Douglas Menzies Chambers
Room: 705
Date of Admission: 16 Apr 2002
Called to the Bar: 22 May 2003
Qualifications: LLB


Russ Hammill was admitted to practice in 2001 and signed the Bar Roll in 2003.

He has been involved with the practice of criminal law in many different capacities for over 25 years and is a Victorial Legal Aid Criminal Trial Preferred barrister.  

His principal practice area is criminal trial work in the County and Supreme Court and all matters regarding the criminal law and police charges in the Magistrates' Court -  including Magistrates' Court Intervention Orders.

Russ has a broad knowledge of the criminal law and its processes, as well as experience in coronial hearings/inquests and prosecutions and family law matters. He also has experience in the extradition laws and procedures as they apply from state to state, liquor licensing and gaming legislation.

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle

Family Law

  • Parenting Orders
  • Property Disputes

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