PROFILE

Full Name: Elizabeth McKinnon
Email: elizabethmckinnon@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 7777
Phone:+61 3 9225 8083
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Mobile:0422 630 727
Date of Admission: 15 Nov 2005
Called to the Bar: 11 May 2006
Qualifications: B.A., LL.B. (Melb)

Profile

Elizabeth completed her articles at Galbally Rolfe, and was the Associate to his Honour Judge Anderson of the County Court of Victoria.

 

Elizabeth McKinnon practices in the following areas:

- Crime

- Appellate Advocacy

- Confiscations

- Coronial Inquests

- Tort

- Personal Injury

- Public Liability

 

Elizabeth frequently appears in the County Court, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.  She has also appeared in the High Court of Australia.

She works predominantly in the area of criminal law, or on cases related to crime such as claims against police and prison authorities, and compensation claims with respect to criminal conduct.

Elizabeth has appeared in a number of Commonwealth and State criminal matters, defending sex charges, drug charges, and white collar crime.  She has appeared in a number of complex trials and appeals, many of which are reported judgments.

She has specific expertise in sex cases, including historical cases.

Elizabeth is also experienced in applications regarding Working with Children.

Elizabeth holds an Indictable Crime Certificate from the Victorian Bar.

 

ELIZABETH MCKINNON'S PROFESSIONAL WEBSITES:
www.legaldefence.com.au
Victorian Bar Profile



Elizabeth McKinnon has appeared as counsel in:

Henderson v Queensland [2014] HCA 52 (16 December 2014)

Henderson v State of Queensland [2014] HCATrans 229 (16 October 2014)

Papazoglou v The Queen [2014] VSCA 194 (2 September 2014)

Henderson v State of Queensland [2014] HCATrans 102 (16 May 2014)

The Queen v F J L [2014] VSCA 57 (28 March 2014) 

SLS v The Queen [2014] VSCA 31R (Restricted)

Osmond v The Queen [2013] VSCA 285 (7 October 2013)

The Queen v Ramazanoglu [2013] VSC 724 (20 December 2013)

Priest v West (in his capacity as Deputy State Coroner) and Another [2012] VSCA (20 December 2012)

Sikaloski v The Queen [2012] VSCA 130 (22 June 2012)

P A v The Queen [2012] VSCA 294 (7 December 2012)

Magee v Delaney (2012) 225 A Crim R 151

Clarkson v The Queen; E J A v The Queen (2011) 32 VR 361

Sutton v Laminex Group Pty Ltd (2011) 31 VR 100

A J v The Queen (2011) 32 VR 614

R P v The Queen & C L [2011] VSCA 297 (7 October 2011)

Prystay v The Queen [2011] VSCA 315 (17 October 2011)

Harper v The Queen [2011] VSCA 314 (17 October 2011)

Priest v West (in his capcity as Deputy State Coroner) and Another (2011) 35 VR 225

Miller v The Queen [2011] VSCA 143 (16 May 2011)

The Queen v WWS (2009) 22 VR 559

DPP v Bourozikas [2009] VSCA 29 (3 March 2009)

Transport Accident Commission v Estate of Ewer (2009) 54 MVR 434

The Queen v McLeod (2007) 16 VR 682

 

Articles
'Medical Evidence', Foley's List Practitioners' Guide to Sex Offences (2011)

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Other Languages Spoken

  • Croatian
  • Italian
  • Macedonian
  • Russian
  • Serbian

Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Intentional Torts
  • Negligence
  • Professional Negligence

Criminal

  • Appellate
  • Crimes against the person
  • Drugs
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Proceeds of Crime/Money Laundering
  • Property Offences
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime

Appellate

  • Criminal Appeals

Inquests/Inquiries

  • Commissions and other inquiries
  • Coronial Inquests

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia


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