PROFILE

Full Name: Grace M E Morgan
Email: gracemorgan@vicbar.com.au
Phone:+61 3 9225 7777
Fax:+61 3 9225 8480
Mobile:0422 424 389
Chambers: Castan Chambers
Room: 0904
Date of Admission: 11 Dec 2007
Called to the Bar: 25 Oct 2012
Qualifications: LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor, Robert Stary Lawyers

Profile

Grace Morgan appears as counsel in criminal proceedings, including:

  • Trials in the County and Supreme Courts;
  • Criminal appeals before the Court of Appeal and the High Court;
  • Judicial review in the Supreme Court;
  • County Court appeals;
  • Committal proceedings in the Magistrates Court; and
  • Bail and plea hearings at all levels of the Court hierachy.
Grace is a Victoria Legal Aid Criminal Trial preferred barrister and holds a Victorian Bar Indictable Crime Certificate.

Prior to coming to the bar, Grace worked as a solicitor advocate for Robert Stary Lawyers. During her 7 years of work with the firm, she built her reputation managing complex defence cases in the higher courts.

Grace has a particular interest in Commonwealth criminal law, and has appeared as counsel in complex terrorism, drug and money laundering prosecutions. She has appeared in the security division of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, on behalf of persons seeking a review of passport cancellation. She has expertise in proceedings involving national security legislation generally, and has been involved as either solicitor or counsel in all terrorism prosecutions that have taken place in Victoria since the introduction of Part 5.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth).

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Areas of Practice

Public/Administrative

  • Civil and Human Rights
  • Judicial Review and administrative law
  • Merits Review

Criminal

  • Appellate
  • Proceeds of Crime/Money Laundering

Family Law and Guardianship

  • Care and Protection

Industrial/Employment

  • Industrial Disputes and statutory employment rights

Inquests/Inquiries

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia


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