Full Name: Mr Carlin Grant
Phone: 03 9225 7777
Mobile: 0430925021
Chambers: Brian Bourke Chambers
Room: 10
Date of Admission: 22 Mar 2016
Called to the Bar: 2 May 2019
Qualifications: LLB (Hons)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor


Carlin accepts briefs in criminal and quasi-criminal matters, including disciplinary tribunal proceedings, regulatory matters, public law and inquests. He also accepts briefs in Worksafe and workers compensation matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Carlin practised as a solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) where he gained experience within the Complex Crime (trial division) and subsequently the Appeals division. Immediately before coming to the Bar, Carlin worked in the OPP’s Specialist Sex Offences Unit where he gained expertise and experience in a range of sex offence matters. Carlin has also managed a large and complex criminal file load involving homicide, drug offence and violence cases.

He is currently a sitting member of the Basketball Victoria Disciplinary Tribunal.

As part of a scholarship, Carlin completed juris doctor studies and training in trial advocacy at Stetson University College of Law in Florida, USA.

Carlin graduated with first class honours in his Bachelor of Laws degree. He also received the LexisNexis Award for Academic Excellence in Securities Law.

Carlin is reading with Jason Gullaci and his senior mentor is Richard Maidment QC.

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Commercial Law

  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Sports

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Drugs
  • Fraud
  • Intervention Orders
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
  • Money Laundering
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle

Family Law

  • Care & Protection
  • Children's Court

Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
  • Unfair Dismissal

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Fair Work Commission
  • Royal Commissions
  • Transport Accident Commission (TAC)
  • Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)
  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review
From 3 May 2019, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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