Full Name: Alexander Albert
Phone: +61 3 9225 6401
Fax: 9225 6464
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 0617
Date of Admission: 1 Nov 1978
Called to the Bar: 23 Dec 1992
Accredited as Mediator: 25 Aug 1993
Qualifications: B.Sc., B.Law (Hons)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor, Legal Officer with Victorian Director of Public Prosecutions, Corporate Affairs, EPA, VGS

Other Languages Spoken

  • Polish



Alex Albert practices in -

  • criminal law, including quasi-criminal/regulatory proceedings over many areas - environment protection, animal cruelty, agriculture, conservation, mining, health, local government, drugs and poisons, weights and measures etc. He appears in all forms of criminal proceedings - summary hearings, committals, jury trials, appeals.
  • administrative law - in the main professional/occupational/industry/recreational discipline and licensing. He appears in tribunals and appeals/reviews from the tribunals. The forum for most of those matters is VCAT with appeals to the Supreme Court.

He -

  • has also practised in torts involving government and statutory bodies and has been involved with native title.
  • commenced practising mainly as an advocate from 1984. He came to the Bar in 1992.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Proceeds of Crime

Environmental Law & Planning Law

  • Planning Offences

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) Barristers Animal Welfare Panel

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