Sally Buckley


Barrister

Secretary:
Admitted:
22 Mar 2016
Bar:
24 Oct 2019
Location:
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PROFILE

Sally practices primarily in criminal law and has a particular interest in appellate crime. She also accepts briefs in OH&S matters, coronial inquests and post-sentence applications and reviews, including Supervision Order proceedings and Crimes (Mental Impairment) hearings.  

In the years before coming to the bar, Sally worked at the Court of Appeal as a criminal registry lawyer where she prepared and case managed a large volume of conviction and sentence appeals to hearing.

Between 2014 and 2017, Sally was Associate to the head of the Criminal Division in the County Court, his Honour Judge Gamble. She also worked as a solicitor in the Indictable Crime Team at Victoria Legal Aid, where she regularly appeared in the Magistrates’ Court and gained experience instructing counsel in a broad range of indictable and summary matters.

In 2016, Sally spent a number of months volunteering at the Capital Appeals Project in New Orleans, Louisianna, where she assisted in the representation of prisoners on death row.

Sally holds a Juris Doctor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. She also received the Prize for Advocacy as part of her JD.

Sally is reading with Stewart Bayles. Her senior mentor is Sally Flynn QC.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Criminal Law

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Sally practices primarily in criminal law and has a particular interest in appellate crime. She also accepts briefs in OH&S matters, coronial inquests and post-sentence applications and reviews, including Supervision Order proceedings and Crimes (Mental Impairment) hearings.  

In the years before coming to the bar, Sally worked at the Court of Appeal as a criminal registry lawyer where she prepared and case managed a large volume of conviction and sentence appeals to hearing.

Between 2014 and 2017, Sally was Associate to the head of the Criminal Division in the County Court, his Honour Judge Gamble. She also worked as a solicitor in the Indictable Crime Team at Victoria Legal Aid, where she regularly appeared in the Magistrates’ Court and gained experience instructing counsel in a broad range of indictable and summary matters.

In 2016, Sally spent a number of months volunteering at the Capital Appeals Project in New Orleans, Louisianna, where she assisted in the representation of prisoners on death row.

Sally holds a Juris Doctor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. She also received the Prize for Advocacy as part of her JD.

Sally is reading with Stewart Bayles. Her senior mentor is Sally Flynn QC.