Full Name: Cynthia Lynch
Phone: +61 3 9225 6444
Fax: 9225 6464
Chambers: Brian Bourke Chambers
Room: 511
Date of Admission: 31 Mar 2003
Called to the Bar: 20 May 2010
Qualifications: B.A LLB. Dip.Crim


Cynthia has over 15 years of experience as a criminal defence advocate. She appears regularly as defence counsel in a range of matters including contested hearings, contested committals, plea hearings, bail applications, appeals and criminal trials (in both state and commonwealth jurisidictions). 

She has also appeared in the Supreme Court as junior counsel to George Georgiou QC, Justin Hannebery QC and Malcolm Thomas in murder trials. 

Cynthia is mentored by Michael Cahill QC (now a Judge of the County Court). 

She is a member of Brian Bourke Chambers.

From 2015 to 2016 Cynthia participated in Victoria Legal Aid's Trial Counsel Development Program which included appearing as junior counsel to Julie Condon QC (now a Judge of the County Court). 

Cynthia holds an Indictable Crime Certificate and is a member of Victoria Legal Aid's Preferred Barrister List for criminal trials.

Cynthia does not accept direct access briefs. 

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

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

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