Profile

Full Name: Patrick Casey
Email: patrickcasey@vicbar.com.au
Fax: 9600 2242
Mobile: 0407 522 721
Chambers: Stawell Chambers
Date of Admission: 3 Nov 1975
Called to the Bar: 12 Feb 1976

Profile

Patrick has practised as a barrister for 45 years, almost exclusively in the criminal jurisdiction as a defence advocate in Victoria and interstate. He has extensive experience in trials and hearings of all types, complexity and jurisdictions.

Small matters can be the most important and gratifying for Patrick, not just the larger cases. He strongly believes that achieving the fair and proper outcome is paramount whatever the matter. He approaches cases with pragmatism and social justice at the forefront. 

Patrick enjoys engaging with clients and their families and striving for practical solutions, especially through strategic negotiation.

After 45 years as a barrister at the Victorian Bar, Patrick's knowledge of the courts and judicial officers gives a depth to his judgment. 

Patrick has regularly appeared in a wide variety of criminal cases, including:

- Appeals 

- Bail applications

- Contested committals 

- Hearings in the Magistrates' Court, County Court, Children's Court, Supreme Court and VCAT

Throughout his career, Patrick has also appeared in trials in the County and Supreme Court. 

 

 

 

 

 

Areas of Practice

Appellate

  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

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

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions



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