Full Name: Mr Matthew M Minucci
Phone: +61 3 9225 8184
Fax: 9225 8480
Mobile: 0422 982 930
Chambers: Aickin Chambers
Room: 2110
Date of Admission: 9 May 2011
Called to the Bar: 23 Oct 2014
Qualifications: BComm (Acc), LLB (w/Hons), LLM (Melb)
Previous Occupation: Senior Solicitor, Victorian Government Solicitor's Office


Matthew Minucci’s practice covers all aspects of employment, industrial, and occupational health and safety law. It also includes public law and criminal law. 

Matthew appears in both State and Federal jurisdictions on a regular basis, and provides practical, strategic advice on complex employment and industrial issues. He is experienced in handling:

  • Bargaining and industrial disputes;
  • Industrial action disputes;
  • Breach of award/enterprise agreement claims;
  • Adverse action claims;
  • Unfair dismissal claims;
  • Employment contract disputes; and
  • Occupational Health and Safety prosecutions.

Matthew was recognised in the Doyle's Guide - Leading Workplace Health & Safety Junior Counsel - Victoria in 2019, and in the Doyle's Guide - Leading Employment & WHS Junior Counsel - Victoria in 2019. He was also recognised in the Emerging Employment & WHS Junior Counsel - Victoria in 2017.

Matthew is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister, and an accredited specialist criminal law advocate under the Victorian Bar's Indictable Crime Certificate program. Matthew appears for both the prosecution and defence in a variety of criminal matters in the County Court and Magistrates Court, including jury trials, appeals and pleas. Matthew has also represented individuals in inquisitorial and coercive proceedings.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Matthew was a Senior Solicitor with the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office in the Workplace Relations and Occupational Safety Team.

Before joining the VGSO, Matthew was a Judge's Associate in the District Court of South Australia.

Matthew read with Richard Dalton SC and his Senior Mentor was Frank Parry QC.

Areas of Practice


Commercial Law

  • Competition Law & Consumer Law

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Sexual Assault

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Industrial Disputes
  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
  • Public Sector Appeals

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Royal Commissions

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review
From 23 Oct 2014, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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