Jenaya Ellis


Barrister

Secretary:
Admitted:
11 Dec 2013
Bar:
7 May 2020
Location:
Room 1126, Owen Dixon Chambers West,
525 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Jenaya accepts briefs in criminal, quasi-criminal and regulatory matters, including professional disciplinary hearings.

She has developed a strong advocacy practice particularly in indictable crime. Jenaya has experience in criminal law matters in the Children’s, Magistrates’ and County Courts and appears in committals, contested hearings, pleas, appeals, breach proceedings and bail applications.

Jenaya has also appeared in and advised in relation to quasi-criminal proceedings, including regulatory prosecutions and professional disciplinary hearings. She was a solicitor at the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner where she advised on the sufficiency of evidence, conducted investigations and appeared on behalf of the Board and Commissioner in various courts and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Her career commenced in criminal defence where she managed a busy indictable crime practice, represented clients daily and assisted counsel in the preparation of complex appellate matters heard in the Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia. She has also represented clients in Royal Commissions.

Jenaya read with Stewart Bayles. Her senior mentor is Mark Rochford QC.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Common Law
Criminal Law

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Jenaya accepts briefs in criminal, quasi-criminal and regulatory matters, including professional disciplinary hearings.

She has developed a strong advocacy practice particularly in indictable crime. Jenaya has experience in criminal law matters in the Children’s, Magistrates’ and County Courts and appears in committals, contested hearings, pleas, appeals, breach proceedings and bail applications.

Jenaya has also appeared in and advised in relation to quasi-criminal proceedings, including regulatory prosecutions and professional disciplinary hearings. She was a solicitor at the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner where she advised on the sufficiency of evidence, conducted investigations and appeared on behalf of the Board and Commissioner in various courts and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Her career commenced in criminal defence where she managed a busy indictable crime practice, represented clients daily and assisted counsel in the preparation of complex appellate matters heard in the Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia. She has also represented clients in Royal Commissions.

Jenaya read with Stewart Bayles. Her senior mentor is Mark Rochford QC.