Jonathan Barreiro
Admitted:
21 Jul 2015
Bar:
2 May 2019
Location:
David Ross Chambers,
Level 12 271 William Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Jonathan accepts briefs in criminal, quasi-criminal, disciplinary and regulatory matters in metropolitan and regional courts.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Jonathan spent two years as Associate to the Honourable Justice Christopher Beale of the Supreme Court of Victoria. During that time, His Honour sat in the Criminal Division and the Court of Appeal. As Associate, Jonathan was involved in serious criminal trials, mental impairment proceedings, plea hearings and applications for coercive powers orders.

Jonathan has a particular interest in written advocacy, especially in the areas of evidence, sentencing and criminal procedure. 

Previously, Jonathan was a solicitor in the prosecutions team at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. He assessed briefs of evidence and set charges for criminal offences relating to native wildlife, forests and national parks. He regularly appeared to prosecute in Magistrates’ Courts and developed an enhanced knowledge of complex regulatory regimes and statutory offences. 

Jonathan is an elite-level football (soccer) referee and officiates in the A-League, Australia’s premier professional competition. He is also on the FIFA list of international referees.

Jonathan is reading with Marcus Dempsey. His senior mentor is Colin Mandy SC.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
Common Law
Criminal Law
Environmental Law & Planning Law
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

Profile1

Jonathan accepts briefs in criminal, quasi-criminal, disciplinary and regulatory matters in metropolitan and regional courts.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Jonathan spent two years as Associate to the Honourable Justice Christopher Beale of the Supreme Court of Victoria. During that time, His Honour sat in the Criminal Division and the Court of Appeal. As Associate, Jonathan was involved in serious criminal trials, mental impairment proceedings, plea hearings and applications for coercive powers orders.

Jonathan has a particular interest in written advocacy, especially in the areas of evidence, sentencing and criminal procedure. 

Previously, Jonathan was a solicitor in the prosecutions team at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. He assessed briefs of evidence and set charges for criminal offences relating to native wildlife, forests and national parks. He regularly appeared to prosecute in Magistrates’ Courts and developed an enhanced knowledge of complex regulatory regimes and statutory offences. 

Jonathan is an elite-level football (soccer) referee and officiates in the A-League, Australia’s premier professional competition. He is also on the FIFA list of international referees.

Jonathan is reading with Marcus Dempsey. His senior mentor is Colin Mandy SC.