Jenaya Ellis


Barrister

Secretary:
Admitted:
11 Dec 2013
Bar:
7 May 2020
Location:
Room Level 16, Castan Chambers,
460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Jenaya is an experienced advocate, practising in criminal law and quasi-criminal law.

At the Bar, Jenaya has appeared in a number of complex matters accross all areas of criminal law including sexual offences, homicides, drug offences, fraud, violence and serious driving offences. Jenaya has appeared in contested hearings, appeals, bail applications, committal hearings and plea hearings. As junior counsel, she has prepared and appeared in matters before the Supreme Court.

Jenaya's written work has included drafting advices for regulatory authorities including WorkSafe Victoria and the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner.

Jenaya's career commenced at Melasecca Kelly and Zayler where she managed a legal aid indictable and summary crime practice, appeared as a solicitor advocate daily and assisted counsel in the preparation of complex appellate matters. She also represented clients in Royal Commissions. Immediately prior to coming to the Bar, Jenaya practised as a solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions.

Jenaya read with his Honour Judge Bayles. Her senior mentor is Mark Rochford QC.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Common Law
Criminal Law

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Jenaya is an experienced advocate, practising in criminal law and quasi-criminal law.

At the Bar, Jenaya has appeared in a number of complex matters accross all areas of criminal law including sexual offences, homicides, drug offences, fraud, violence and serious driving offences. Jenaya has appeared in contested hearings, appeals, bail applications, committal hearings and plea hearings. As junior counsel, she has prepared and appeared in matters before the Supreme Court.

Jenaya's written work has included drafting advices for regulatory authorities including WorkSafe Victoria and the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner.

Jenaya's career commenced at Melasecca Kelly and Zayler where she managed a legal aid indictable and summary crime practice, appeared as a solicitor advocate daily and assisted counsel in the preparation of complex appellate matters. She also represented clients in Royal Commissions. Immediately prior to coming to the Bar, Jenaya practised as a solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions.

Jenaya read with his Honour Judge Bayles. Her senior mentor is Mark Rochford QC.