Aggy Kapitaniak


Barrister

Admitted:
14 Feb 2006
Bar:
22 May 2008
Location:
Room N/A, Owen Dixon Chambers East,
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Over the past 13 years Aggy has developed a practice in Crime and quasi- criminal matters in all jurisdictions. 

Aggy has developed a varied practice including advising and appearing in regulatory matters, commissions of inquiry and IBAC.

Her particular skill is in matters involving the intersection between employment and criminal law and corporate crime. With this experience, it has seen her also build a practice in OHS/Worksafe prosecutions and WHS. 

Aggy also appears in Employment law, Civil penalty,  Equal Opportunity and Discrimination matters.

She is also an Accredited Advocacy Coach of the Bar and enjoys regularly coaching the Bar readers. Recently Aggy travelled to Papua New Guinea as a Victorian Bar delegate to teach at the Legal Training Institute as part of a Federal Government humanitarian program.

  • Current Deputy Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Bar;
  • Former elected Committee member of the Criminal Bar Association;
  • Former Committee member of Liberty Victoria;
  • Research assistant, Clough & Mulhern, The Prosecution of Corporations, 2002, Oxford University Press;
  • Current contributing author of Bourkes' Criminal Law - Lexis Nexis - Confiscation and Investigation

Aggy holds an indictable Crime Certificate (ICC accreditation by the Bar)  and is Preferred Trial Counsel for VLA. 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation. The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister's clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Commercial Law
Common Law
Criminal Law
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Over the past 13 years Aggy has developed a practice in Crime and quasi- criminal matters in all jurisdictions. 

Aggy has developed a varied practice including advising and appearing in regulatory matters, commissions of inquiry and IBAC.

Her particular skill is in matters involving the intersection between employment and criminal law and corporate crime. With this experience, it has seen her also build a practice in OHS/Worksafe prosecutions and WHS. 

Aggy also appears in Employment law, Civil penalty,  Equal Opportunity and Discrimination matters.

She is also an Accredited Advocacy Coach of the Bar and enjoys regularly coaching the Bar readers. Recently Aggy travelled to Papua New Guinea as a Victorian Bar delegate to teach at the Legal Training Institute as part of a Federal Government humanitarian program.

  • Current Deputy Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Bar;
  • Former elected Committee member of the Criminal Bar Association;
  • Former Committee member of Liberty Victoria;
  • Research assistant, Clough & Mulhern, The Prosecution of Corporations, 2002, Oxford University Press;
  • Current contributing author of Bourkes' Criminal Law - Lexis Nexis - Confiscation and Investigation

Aggy holds an indictable Crime Certificate (ICC accreditation by the Bar)  and is Preferred Trial Counsel for VLA. 

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) Human Rights Committee
  • (Deputy Chair) Human Rights Committee