Raelene J Sharp


Barrister

Admitted:
1 May 2000
Bar:
18 Nov 2010
Location:
Room 2204, Owen Dixon Chambers West,
525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Current practice

Raelene practises primarily in administrative, regulatory and criminal law.  She holds an Indictable crime Certificate.  She appears in a range of matters for Government and private clients, including applications for judicial review. 

She advises and acts in relation to the investigation and prosecution of criminal, disciplinary and regulatory matters.  She has appeared in all Victorian Courts, and has experience in the High Court’s appellate and original jurisdictions.

Prior experience

Raelene signed the Bar Roll in 2010, reading with Mark Rochford QC and Dr Stephen Donaghue QC, following an extensive domestic and international practice in criminal, investigative and administrative law.  She completed her articles at the OPP in 2000 and, after finishing her Masters in Public International Law (International Criminal Law) in the Netherlands in 2003, she moved to the Australian Crime Commission in 2004.  Following two and a half years working for the UN in Lebanon, Raelene returned to the Australian Crime Commission in 2009 before coming to the Bar, where her senior mentor was Peter Hanks QC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

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

Profile1

Current practice

Raelene practises primarily in administrative, regulatory and criminal law.  She holds an Indictable crime Certificate.  She appears in a range of matters for Government and private clients, including applications for judicial review. 

She advises and acts in relation to the investigation and prosecution of criminal, disciplinary and regulatory matters.  She has appeared in all Victorian Courts, and has experience in the High Court’s appellate and original jurisdictions.

Prior experience

Raelene signed the Bar Roll in 2010, reading with Mark Rochford QC and Dr Stephen Donaghue QC, following an extensive domestic and international practice in criminal, investigative and administrative law.  She completed her articles at the OPP in 2000 and, after finishing her Masters in Public International Law (International Criminal Law) in the Netherlands in 2003, she moved to the Australian Crime Commission in 2004.  Following two and a half years working for the UN in Lebanon, Raelene returned to the Australian Crime Commission in 2009 before coming to the Bar, where her senior mentor was Peter Hanks QC.