Nicole Menegas


Barrister

Admitted:
12 Aug 2014
Bar:
24 Oct 2019
Location:
Room 0910, Gorman Chambers,
Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Nicole accepts briefs in all aspects of criminal and quasi-criminal law matters in metropolitan and regional areas.

Nicole comes to the Bar with extensive advocacy experience across a wide range of both summary and indictable crime matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Nicole spent five years working as a Solicitor Advocate for Patrick W. Dwyer - Barrister & Solicitor, during which time she appeared daily in the Magistrates’ Court and County Court. Nicole appeared regularly in pleas, bail applications, contravention proceedings and appeals. Nicole also appeared in mentions and applications in the Supreme Court.

Nicole also has extensive instructing experience, assisting both Senior and Junior Counsel in complex criminal trials and appeals, including murders, terrorism offences, culpable driving, serious sexual offences (including historical offences), drug-related offences and serious assaults. She has also instructed in proceedings under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997.

Nicole is currently reading with Kellie Blair and her Senior Mentor is Patrick Tehan QC.

Nicole does not accept direct access briefs.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
Criminal Law

Profile1

Nicole accepts briefs in all aspects of criminal and quasi-criminal law matters in metropolitan and regional areas.

Nicole comes to the Bar with extensive advocacy experience across a wide range of both summary and indictable crime matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Nicole spent five years working as a Solicitor Advocate for Patrick W. Dwyer - Barrister & Solicitor, during which time she appeared daily in the Magistrates’ Court and County Court. Nicole appeared regularly in pleas, bail applications, contravention proceedings and appeals. Nicole also appeared in mentions and applications in the Supreme Court.

Nicole also has extensive instructing experience, assisting both Senior and Junior Counsel in complex criminal trials and appeals, including murders, terrorism offences, culpable driving, serious sexual offences (including historical offences), drug-related offences and serious assaults. She has also instructed in proceedings under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997.

Nicole is currently reading with Kellie Blair and her Senior Mentor is Patrick Tehan QC.

Nicole does not accept direct access briefs.