Carlin Grant


Barrister

Secretary:
Mobile:
Admitted:
22 Mar 2016
Bar:
2 May 2019
Location:
Room 10, Brian Bourke Chambers,
530 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Carlin accepts briefs to appear in trials, appeals, applications and inquiries in a broad range of areas including:

  • Criminal law; 
  • Professional disciplinary proceedings; 
  • Employment law; 
  • Occupational health and safety proceedings; and
  • Coronial inquests.

Criminal law

Carlin regularly appears in summary and indictable criminal proceedings both as junior counsel and as unled counsel. He has been briefed in a number of pre-trial applications, admissibility arguments and trials in the County Court. He has also prepared advice, drafted written cases and appeared in conviction and sentence appeals in the Court of Appeal.

Disciplinary Proceedings/Administrative law

Carlin accepts briefs and appears in disciplinary proceedings for sporting professionals, health practitioners, teachers, lawyers and accountants at a trial and appellate level. He is currently appointed as a sitting member of the Tennis Victoria Disciplinary Panel and Basketball Victoria Tribunal. Carlin has also appeared in Victorian Greyhound Racing Appeals & Disciplinary Board matters.

Quasi-criminal matters

Carlin appears in matters under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act and the Serious Offenders Act. He also advises and appears in WorkSafe regulatory matters, Coronial Inquests and Royal Commissions (most recently the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants).

Employment law

Carlin provides advice and conducts mediations and hearings for employment law matters involving unfair dismissals, workplace bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination including at the Fair Work Commission.

General background

Prior to coming to the Bar, Carlin practised as a solicitor in the criminal law jurisdiction where he gained experience with both trial work and appellate work. Immediately before coming to the Bar, Carlin took carriage of and gained expertise and experience in a range of sex offence matters. Carlin has also managed a large and complex criminal file load involving homicide, drug offence and violence cases.

As part of a scholarship, Carlin completed juris doctor studies and training in trial advocacy at Stetson University College of Law in Florida, USA.

Carlin graduated with first class honours in his Bachelor of Laws degree. He also received the LexisNexis Award for Academic Excellence in Securities Law.

Carlin read with Jason Gullaci and his senior mentor is Richard Maidment QC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Commercial Law
Common Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
Government
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law
Technology Law & Media Law

Profile1

Carlin accepts briefs to appear in trials, appeals, applications and inquiries in a broad range of areas including:

  • Criminal law; 
  • Professional disciplinary proceedings; 
  • Employment law; 
  • Occupational health and safety proceedings; and
  • Coronial inquests.

Criminal law

Carlin regularly appears in summary and indictable criminal proceedings both as junior counsel and as unled counsel. He has been briefed in a number of pre-trial applications, admissibility arguments and trials in the County Court. He has also prepared advice, drafted written cases and appeared in conviction and sentence appeals in the Court of Appeal.

Disciplinary Proceedings/Administrative law

Carlin accepts briefs and appears in disciplinary proceedings for sporting professionals, health practitioners, teachers, lawyers and accountants at a trial and appellate level. He is currently appointed as a sitting member of the Tennis Victoria Disciplinary Panel and Basketball Victoria Tribunal. Carlin has also appeared in Victorian Greyhound Racing Appeals & Disciplinary Board matters.

Quasi-criminal matters

Carlin appears in matters under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act and the Serious Offenders Act. He also advises and appears in WorkSafe regulatory matters, Coronial Inquests and Royal Commissions (most recently the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants).

Employment law

Carlin provides advice and conducts mediations and hearings for employment law matters involving unfair dismissals, workplace bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination including at the Fair Work Commission.

General background

Prior to coming to the Bar, Carlin practised as a solicitor in the criminal law jurisdiction where he gained experience with both trial work and appellate work. Immediately before coming to the Bar, Carlin took carriage of and gained expertise and experience in a range of sex offence matters. Carlin has also managed a large and complex criminal file load involving homicide, drug offence and violence cases.

As part of a scholarship, Carlin completed juris doctor studies and training in trial advocacy at Stetson University College of Law in Florida, USA.

Carlin graduated with first class honours in his Bachelor of Laws degree. He also received the LexisNexis Award for Academic Excellence in Securities Law.

Carlin read with Jason Gullaci and his senior mentor is Richard Maidment QC.