Bridie Kelly


Barrister

Admitted:
11 Dec 2013
Bar:
22 Oct 2020
Location:
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Bridie has a broad practice, and accepts briefs in criminal and quasi-criminal matters, public and administrative law matters, inquests and inquiries. 

Prior to joining the Bar, Bridie worked as Senior Associate to Chief Judge Kidd in the County Court and Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Kaye in the Court of Appeal, gaining experience in criminal trials and criminal and civil appeals. 

During her time at the County Court, Bridie also worked on significant law reform and policy projects, community engagement programs, and prepared judicial professional development workshops delivered by the Chief Judge. 

Before this, Bridie was a solicitor advocate at a criminal defence firm for a number of years, providing advice and representation to clients in a broad range criminal matters across all jurisdictions, including in serious indictable matters. As a solicitor advocate, Bridie appeared frequently in the Magistrates’ and County Courts, and instructed counsel in all Victorian courts. 

Bridie holds a Bachelor Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and History from Monash University. 

Bridie is reading with Sharon Lacy and her Senior Mentor is Neil Clelland QC. 

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Criminal Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law

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Bridie has a broad practice, and accepts briefs in criminal and quasi-criminal matters, public and administrative law matters, inquests and inquiries. 

Prior to joining the Bar, Bridie worked as Senior Associate to Chief Judge Kidd in the County Court and Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Kaye in the Court of Appeal, gaining experience in criminal trials and criminal and civil appeals. 

During her time at the County Court, Bridie also worked on significant law reform and policy projects, community engagement programs, and prepared judicial professional development workshops delivered by the Chief Judge. 

Before this, Bridie was a solicitor advocate at a criminal defence firm for a number of years, providing advice and representation to clients in a broad range criminal matters across all jurisdictions, including in serious indictable matters. As a solicitor advocate, Bridie appeared frequently in the Magistrates’ and County Courts, and instructed counsel in all Victorian courts. 

Bridie holds a Bachelor Laws (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and History from Monash University. 

Bridie is reading with Sharon Lacy and her Senior Mentor is Neil Clelland QC.