Full Name: Ms Ashlee Cannon
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0412 389 781
Chambers: Brian Bourke Chambers
Room: Lvl 5
Date of Admission: 18 Nov 2008
Called to the Bar: 21 May 2009
Qualifications: LLB (Hons)
Previous Occupation: Judge’s Associate


Ashlee Cannon has a solid criminal practice, with appearances in numerous trials and committals.  She accepts briefs for all criminal matters, including Trials, Committals, Summary Contests and Appeals. Ashlee has been selected as a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister List.

Allied to her criminal practice, Ashlee appears in applications for family violence and personal safety intervention orders.  She has also appeared in industrial matters at Fair Work Australia and matters at VCAT, including domestic building disputes and cost complaints.

Ashlee has spent her entire working career in the law, running her own transcript business for many years.  After completing her law degree, she spent two and a half years working at the County Court as a Judge's associate, prior to joining the Bar.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Building Law & Construction Law

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

  • Care & Protection

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Industrial Disputes

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Judicial Review

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