Full Name: James Mortley
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 0517
Date of Admission: 11 Aug 2009
Called to the Bar: 24 Oct 2013
Qualifications: LLB, BInfoTech, GDLP
Previous Occupation: Solicitor-Advocate, Revill & Papa Lawyers; Solicitor-Advocate, Haines & Polites


James is a passionate advocate who relies on his results.

Prior to coming to the Bar, James worked exclusively as a solicitor-advocate in the area of criminal defence.

James is Victioria Legal Aid approved trial counsel, and the holder of an Indictable Crime Certificate.

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Confiscation of Assets
  • Corporate / White Collar Crime
  • Corruption
  • Crimes Against the Person
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs
  • Environmental
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Health & Safety
  • 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

Also Entitled to Practice in

  • All Australian States and Jurisdictions
From 24 Oct 2013, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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