PROFILE

Full Name: Erin E Ramsay
Email: eramsay@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 7777
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Mobile:0411 533 241
Chambers: Castan Chambers
Room: 0913
Date of Admission: 14 Nov 2006
Called to the Bar: 21 May 2009
Qualifications: BA, LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor

Profile

Erin Ramsay has extensive experience in criminal law having practised as a criminal law advocate since 2006. Erin appears in County Court trials, pleas and appeals as well as regularly appearing in the Magistrates’ Court. She is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial preferred barrister. Erin is also an accredited specialist criminal law advocate under the Victorian Bar's Indictable Crime Certificate program.

Erin has also appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Whilst she practises predominately in criminal law her practise extends to quasi-criminal matters. She regularly appears for Respondents in contested applications under the Serious Sex Offenders (Detention and Supervision) Act 2009.

In 2011 Erin was one of fourteen barristers selected to participate in VLA’s Talented Junior Counsel Program.

Additionally, she has undertaken cultural awareness training provided by Kellawan Indigenous Consultants for persons who are members of Aboriginal communities.

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Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Intentional Torts

Public/Administrative

  • Civil and Human Rights
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review
  • Social security and veterans' entitlements
  • Privacy/Freedom of Information
  • Proceeds of Crime

Criminal

  • Appellate
  • Crimes against the person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental and Planning Offences
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Mental Illness
  • Proceeds of Crime/Money Laundering
  • Property Offences
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic
  • White Collar and Corporate Crime
  • Work Health and Safety

Family Law and Guardianship

  • Care and Protection

Appellate

  • Criminal Appeals

Inquests/Inquiries

  • Commissions and other inquiries
  • Coronial Inquests

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia


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