Profile

Full Name: Ms Alex C Burt
Email: alexburt@vicbar.com.au
Mobile: 0439 815 284
Chambers: Brian Bourke Chambers
Room: 515
Date of Admission: 27 May 2005
Called to the Bar: 18 Nov 2010
Qualifications: BA/LLB(Hons)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor

Profile

Alex appears in criminal pleas, committals, appeals against sentence and conviction, trials, contested hearings and bail applications. Alex appears in occupational health and safety matters and disciplinary matters. She has experience in both State and Commonwealth crime, including complex fraud, bankruptcy and people smuggling. Alex has had a diverse work experience including working in circuit courts in remote WA, in detention centres and at psychiatric facilities. Alex appears in applications and reviews under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be TriedAct 1997. Alex is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial preferred barrister and has an Indictable Crime Certificate. 

Alex appears in judicial review hearings in migration and government entitlement matters in the Federal Circuit Court and Federal Court, both led and as sole counsel. Alex has appeared for and advised a variety of government departments and statutory authorities. She appears in Coronial Inquests and in reviews and hearings at VCAT. 

Areas of Practice

Appellate

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Property

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Human Rights Law
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review
  • Social Security

Committee Memberships

  • (Ordinary Members) Women Barristers' Association


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