Full Name: Mr Antony Trood
Phone: +61 3 9225 7570
Fax: 9914 2777
Chambers: William Crockett Chambers
Room: 07xx
Date of Admission: 1 May 1979
Called to the Bar: 17 May 1984
Qualifications: BA; LLB


During his career at the Bar, Tony D Trood has had extensive experience in all areas of Criminal law. He has practiced in all jurisdictions from the Children's Court to the Court of Appeal. Tony is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial preferred barrister.He has significant trial and appellate experience both as defence counsel and prosecutor. He recently appeared in Australia's first joint terrorism trial in the Supreme Court of Victoria.Tony also has significant experience in the Coronial jurisdiction.

He has appeared in a wide range of matters including the series of Police Shooting Inquests in the 1990s, aviation matters and occupational health and safety matters. In addition he appeared in the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Tony also accepts briefs and is experienced in a wide range of disciplinary and tribunal matters and all other quasi criminal jurisdictions.

In the past he has appeared on behalf of Auditors/Accountants, Legal Practitioners, Pharmacists, Teachers, Police Officers and Commercial Fishermen. He has appeared before such bodies as the Australian Crime Commission and Ministerial Inquiries.

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Royal Commissions

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Human Rights Law
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Merits Review

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • New South Wales

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