Jennifer McGarvie


Barrister

Admitted:
12 Nov 2013
Bar:
4 May 2017
Location:
Room 1702, William Crockett Chambers,
Level 17 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Jennifer accepts briefs to appear and advise in all areas of criminal and quasi-criminal law. She is an experienced advocate in both summary and indictable crime.

At the Bar, Jennifer has appeared in a broad range of criminal defence matters including matters involving drug trafficking/importation, driving causing death, sexual offences, violent offences, and property offences. She is particularly interested in corporate crime and Worksafe prosecutions. She has experience in both state and Commonwealth criminal proceedings.

Jennifer regularly appears in committal hearings, contested hearings, pleas, appeals, bail applications and contraventions. She has appeared as junior counsel in criminal trials in the County Court and complex committals. She has also appeared in the Court of Appeal.

Jennifer accepts briefs in quasi-criminal matters including including administrative and regulatory matters, coronial inquests, disciplinary tribunals and council prosecutions.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Jennifer was an Associate to her Honour Judge Davis at the County Court. In this role, she gained extensive experience in indictable criminal matters and was involved in numerous criminal trials, fitness investigations, special hearings, supervision order applications and mental impairment matters.

Jennifer commenced her legal career as a solicitor at Piper Alderman. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University.

Jennifer read with Matt Fisher and Jim Fitzpatrick.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Common Law
Criminal Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

Profile1

Jennifer accepts briefs to appear and advise in all areas of criminal and quasi-criminal law. She is an experienced advocate in both summary and indictable crime.

At the Bar, Jennifer has appeared in a broad range of criminal defence matters including matters involving drug trafficking/importation, driving causing death, sexual offences, violent offences, and property offences. She is particularly interested in corporate crime and Worksafe prosecutions. She has experience in both state and Commonwealth criminal proceedings.

Jennifer regularly appears in committal hearings, contested hearings, pleas, appeals, bail applications and contraventions. She has appeared as junior counsel in criminal trials in the County Court and complex committals. She has also appeared in the Court of Appeal.

Jennifer accepts briefs in quasi-criminal matters including including administrative and regulatory matters, coronial inquests, disciplinary tribunals and council prosecutions.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Jennifer was an Associate to her Honour Judge Davis at the County Court. In this role, she gained extensive experience in indictable criminal matters and was involved in numerous criminal trials, fitness investigations, special hearings, supervision order applications and mental impairment matters.

Jennifer commenced her legal career as a solicitor at Piper Alderman. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University.

Jennifer read with Matt Fisher and Jim Fitzpatrick.