Sandra Wendlandt


Barrister | Accredited Mediator

Admitted:
15 Feb 2011
Bar:
26 Oct 2017
Location:
Gorman Chambers,
Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Sandra accepts briefs in all kinds of criminal, quasi-criminal, administrative law matters and general civil mediations.

Sandra also accepts briefs in matters which overlap with crime such as post-sentence supervision and detention order applications, IBAC examinations, immigration matters, coronial inquests, OH&S matters, and before disciplinary and regulatory tribunals. She also accepts briefs in employment matters.

Sandra regularly provides written advice work.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Sandra worked as a solicitor advocate at Stary Norton Halphen, and later at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency in Darwin. She has also worked as a senior lawyer at the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission, appearing in private examinations as counsel assisting, and in coercive powers applications before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and providing advice on administrative law matters.

Sandra appears regularly in contested hearings, committals, pleas in the Magistrates’ and Children's Court, and in pleas and appeals in the County Court. She also appears as counsel in trials in the Melbourne County Court and regularly provides written advice. She has appeared in pleas, appeals and as co-counsel in Supreme Court trials in the Northern Territory.

Sandra holds the Victorian Bar Indictable Crime Certificate and is on the Victoria Legal Aid Preferred Trial Barrister List.

Sandra is interested in restorative justice and alternative systems of justice including alternative dispute resolution. In 2014 she received a Churchill Fellowship researching restorative justice and diversion. Sandra is an accredited mediator under the NMAS national standards and conducts mediations in general civil disputes.

Sandra holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. She also holds a Master of Laws in international criminal law from the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute/University of Turin, Italy.

In 2012, Sandra received the Law Institute of Victoria's ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award for her work on people smuggling.

Sandra read with Anthony Lewis. Her senior mentor is George Georgiou SC (now Judge of the County Court).

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Common Law
Criminal Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
International Law
Public Law & Administrative Law

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Sandra accepts briefs in all kinds of criminal, quasi-criminal, administrative law matters and general civil mediations.

Sandra also accepts briefs in matters which overlap with crime such as post-sentence supervision and detention order applications, IBAC examinations, immigration matters, coronial inquests, OH&S matters, and before disciplinary and regulatory tribunals. She also accepts briefs in employment matters.

Sandra regularly provides written advice work.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Sandra worked as a solicitor advocate at Stary Norton Halphen, and later at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency in Darwin. She has also worked as a senior lawyer at the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission, appearing in private examinations as counsel assisting, and in coercive powers applications before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and providing advice on administrative law matters.

Sandra appears regularly in contested hearings, committals, pleas in the Magistrates’ and Children's Court, and in pleas and appeals in the County Court. She also appears as counsel in trials in the Melbourne County Court and regularly provides written advice. She has appeared in pleas, appeals and as co-counsel in Supreme Court trials in the Northern Territory.

Sandra holds the Victorian Bar Indictable Crime Certificate and is on the Victoria Legal Aid Preferred Trial Barrister List.

Sandra is interested in restorative justice and alternative systems of justice including alternative dispute resolution. In 2014 she received a Churchill Fellowship researching restorative justice and diversion. Sandra is an accredited mediator under the NMAS national standards and conducts mediations in general civil disputes.

Sandra holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Melbourne. She also holds a Master of Laws in international criminal law from the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute/University of Turin, Italy.

In 2012, Sandra received the Law Institute of Victoria's ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award for her work on people smuggling.

Sandra read with Anthony Lewis. Her senior mentor is George Georgiou SC (now Judge of the County Court).