Mietta McDonald


Barrister

Secretary:
Admitted:
9 Oct 2018
Bar:
6 May 2021
Location:
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Mietta accepts briefs in all areas of criminal and quasi-criminal law.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Mietta gained experience as a solicitor advocate at Stary Norton Halphen. During this time, she appeared and instructed daily in pleas, appeals, bail applications, trials, committals and contested hearings in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts of Victoria.

Mietta commenced her legal career as Associate to her Honour Judge Hannan, then Head of the Criminal Division of the County Court. In this capacity, Mietta gained insight and practical experience in complex indictable matters including trials, fitness investigations, special hearings and supervision order applications.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mietta worked as the Legal Policy Officer in the Magistrates’ Court, working with members of the judiciary and senior court stakeholders on significant law reform and policy projects.

Mietta read with Sharon Lacy and her Senior Mentor is Peter Morrissey S.C.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

Profile1

Mietta accepts briefs in all areas of criminal and quasi-criminal law.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Mietta gained experience as a solicitor advocate at Stary Norton Halphen. During this time, she appeared and instructed daily in pleas, appeals, bail applications, trials, committals and contested hearings in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts of Victoria.

Mietta commenced her legal career as Associate to her Honour Judge Hannan, then Head of the Criminal Division of the County Court. In this capacity, Mietta gained insight and practical experience in complex indictable matters including trials, fitness investigations, special hearings and supervision order applications.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mietta worked as the Legal Policy Officer in the Magistrates’ Court, working with members of the judiciary and senior court stakeholders on significant law reform and policy projects.

Mietta read with Sharon Lacy and her Senior Mentor is Peter Morrissey S.C.