Samuel J Tovey

Admitted:
18 Mar 2010
Bar:
25 Oct 2012
Location:
David Ross Chambers,
Level 12 271 William Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Sam practices principally in criminal law, where he has developed of wide-ranging practice in all manner of criminal offences, in particular, serious indictable crime.

Since coming to the bar in 2012, Sam has regularly appeared in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal (interlocutory, conviction and sentence);
  • Trials and pleas in the County Court and Supreme Court of Victoria;
  • Disciplinary matters at various tribunals such as the AFL Tribunal, Racing Victoria Appeals Tribunal, in addition to VCAT and the AAT; and
  • Bail applications, pleas, contested hearings and contested committals in the Magistrates’ Court.

 

Prior to coming to the bar Sam was worked at a top-tier criminal law firm, Galbally & O'Bryan, where he was principally employed as an in-house advocate.

Sam holds an Indictable Crime Certificate (IIC), is on the VLA Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister List and is a member of the Criminal Bar Association. 

Alongside his criminal practice,  Sam also accepts briefs and appears in Occupational Health and Safety matters.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE
Criminal Law
Family Law
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Public Law & Administrative Law

Profile1

Sam practices principally in criminal law, where he has developed of wide-ranging practice in all manner of criminal offences, in particular, serious indictable crime.

Since coming to the bar in 2012, Sam has regularly appeared in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

  • Appeals to the Court of Appeal (interlocutory, conviction and sentence);
  • Trials and pleas in the County Court and Supreme Court of Victoria;
  • Disciplinary matters at various tribunals such as the AFL Tribunal, Racing Victoria Appeals Tribunal, in addition to VCAT and the AAT; and
  • Bail applications, pleas, contested hearings and contested committals in the Magistrates’ Court.

 

Prior to coming to the bar Sam was worked at a top-tier criminal law firm, Galbally & O'Bryan, where he was principally employed as an in-house advocate.

Sam holds an Indictable Crime Certificate (IIC), is on the VLA Criminal Trial Preferred Barrister List and is a member of the Criminal Bar Association. 

Alongside his criminal practice,  Sam also accepts briefs and appears in Occupational Health and Safety matters.