Jonathan Barreiro


Barrister

Admitted:
21 Jul 2015
Bar:
2 May 2019
Location:
David Ross Chambers,
Level 12 271 William Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Jonathan practices in criminal law, predominantly in defence. He regularly appears in contested hearings, committals and appeals. Jonathan has experience in all jurisdictions and accepts briefs in metropolitain and rural courts. 

Prior to coming to the bar, Jonathan was Associate to the Honourable Justice Christopher Beale of the Supreme Court of Victoria. During that time, His Honour sat in the Criminal Division and the Court of Appeal. As Associate, Jonathan was involved in serious criminal trials, mental impairment proceedings, plea hearings and applications for coercive powers orders.

Jonathan has a particular interest in drafting written cases for the Court of Appeal, especially in the areas of evidence, sentencing and criminal procedure. 

Previously, Jonathan was a solicitor in the prosecutions team at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. He assessed briefs of evidence and set charges for criminal offences relating to native wildlife, forests and national parks. He regularly appeared to prosecute in Magistrates’ Courts and developed an enhanced knowledge of complex regulatory regimes and statutory offences. 

Jonathan is an elite-level football (soccer) referee and officiates in the A-League. He is on the FIFA list of international referees.

Jonathan read with Marcus Dempsey. His senior mentor was Colin Mandy SC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Common Law
Criminal Law
Environmental Law & Planning Law
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

Profile1

Jonathan practices in criminal law, predominantly in defence. He regularly appears in contested hearings, committals and appeals. Jonathan has experience in all jurisdictions and accepts briefs in metropolitain and rural courts. 

Prior to coming to the bar, Jonathan was Associate to the Honourable Justice Christopher Beale of the Supreme Court of Victoria. During that time, His Honour sat in the Criminal Division and the Court of Appeal. As Associate, Jonathan was involved in serious criminal trials, mental impairment proceedings, plea hearings and applications for coercive powers orders.

Jonathan has a particular interest in drafting written cases for the Court of Appeal, especially in the areas of evidence, sentencing and criminal procedure. 

Previously, Jonathan was a solicitor in the prosecutions team at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. He assessed briefs of evidence and set charges for criminal offences relating to native wildlife, forests and national parks. He regularly appeared to prosecute in Magistrates’ Courts and developed an enhanced knowledge of complex regulatory regimes and statutory offences. 

Jonathan is an elite-level football (soccer) referee and officiates in the A-League. He is on the FIFA list of international referees.

Jonathan read with Marcus Dempsey. His senior mentor was Colin Mandy SC.