PROFILE

Full Name: Charlotte J Duckett
Email: charlotteduckett@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 7777
Mobile:0414 259 046
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 0922
Date of Admission: 28 Apr 2003
Called to the Bar: 19 Nov 2009
Qualifications: B.A., LL.B

Profile

Charlotte Duckett was admitted to practice in March of 2002 and signed the bar roll in November 2009.

She has extensive experience as a criminal lawyer in a wide variety of matters in the Magistrate’s, County and Supreme Courts in her role as Senior Solicitor for the Office of Public Prosecutions. She has most recently specialised in the prosecution of commercial crime/large fraud matters in both the Magistrates’ and County Court jurisdictions. Charlotte holds a Victorian Bar Indictable Crime Certificate.

Charlotte has appeared regularly in the Magistrates’ and County Courts on a wide range of matters including bail, sentence breaches, pleas, appeals and contested summary hearings. She has experience in a wide range of matters including Occupational Health and Safety Act matters and Coronial inquests. She is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial preferred barrister.

Charlotte has undertaken pro-bono work at Community Legal Centres throughout her practice where she gained experience in a broad range of matters including family law and civil litigation.

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

Prior to undertaking her law degree Charlotte completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Criminology in 1988 and then worked for Ernst and Whinney in Hong Kong as a researcher in relation to a complex commercial fraud.

From 1990 to 2002 Charlotte enjoyed a successful career as a chef in Melbourne, London and Queensland. Having completed her apprenticeship under renowned chef and restauranteur Stephanie Alexander she worked in some of Melbourne’s most popular restaurants including Stephanie’s, The Stokehouse and The George.

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Areas of Practice

Public/Administrative

  • Proceeds of Crime

Criminal

  • Appellate
  • Crimes against the person
  • Drugs
  • 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

Industrial/Employment

  • Work Health and Safety

Inquests/Inquiries

  • Coronial Inquests

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia


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