Sarah Lenthall


Barrister

Secretary:
Mobile:
Admitted:
23 Apr 2013
Bar:
4 May 2017
Location:
Room 0931, Gorman Chambers,
Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Sarah practices primarily in the areas of criminal law and quasi-criminal law, including disciplinary tribunal proceedings, regulatory matters, public law and inquests. She has a particular interest in appellate law, as well as post-sentence applications and reviews, and appears as sole counsel in the Court of Appeal. 

Sarah specialises in written advocacy and is frequently briefed to provide written advice on regulatory and criminal matters, including evidentiary issues. She appears for both the defence and prosecution in all areas of criminal law across all jurisdictions, and has experience in a broad range of indictable criminal matters, including sexual offences, drug matters and violent offences. 

Sarah has also appeared in numerous professional disciplinary matters, both as counsel assisting and on behalf of the individual, including inquiries before the Building Practitioners Board and prosecutions brought by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She has advised and appeared on behalf of various government agencies in a range of areas, such as regulatory compliance, privilege claims and subpoena arguments.

Sarah graduated from Monash University second in the law faculty. She is a contributing author to Criminal Law Investigation and Procedure Victoria (Thomson Reuters), and has also researched and edited a number of books.

Sarah is a current Co-Chair of Women in Crime, the leading professional network of female criminal lawyers in Victoria. She was previously Co-Chair of Victorian Women Lawyers’ Women in Government Committee.

Sarah read with Julian McMahon AC SC and her senior mentor was Rowena Orr QC.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Common Law
Criminal Law
Environmental Law & Planning Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

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Sarah practices primarily in the areas of criminal law and quasi-criminal law, including disciplinary tribunal proceedings, regulatory matters, public law and inquests. She has a particular interest in appellate law, as well as post-sentence applications and reviews, and appears as sole counsel in the Court of Appeal. 

Sarah specialises in written advocacy and is frequently briefed to provide written advice on regulatory and criminal matters, including evidentiary issues. She appears for both the defence and prosecution in all areas of criminal law across all jurisdictions, and has experience in a broad range of indictable criminal matters, including sexual offences, drug matters and violent offences. 

Sarah has also appeared in numerous professional disciplinary matters, both as counsel assisting and on behalf of the individual, including inquiries before the Building Practitioners Board and prosecutions brought by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She has advised and appeared on behalf of various government agencies in a range of areas, such as regulatory compliance, privilege claims and subpoena arguments.

Sarah graduated from Monash University second in the law faculty. She is a contributing author to Criminal Law Investigation and Procedure Victoria (Thomson Reuters), and has also researched and edited a number of books.

Sarah is a current Co-Chair of Women in Crime, the leading professional network of female criminal lawyers in Victoria. She was previously Co-Chair of Victorian Women Lawyers’ Women in Government Committee.

Sarah read with Julian McMahon AC SC and her senior mentor was Rowena Orr QC.