Profile

Full Name: Brett O'Sullivan
Email: bosullivan@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 6444
Fax: 9225 6464
Date of Admission: 14 Aug 2007
Called to the Bar: 23 Oct 2014
Qualifications: LLB, B.Bus (Accounting)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor Advocate

Profile

Brett accepts briefs in all criminal, and quasi-criminal, matters as well as civil proceedings such as Intervention Orders and Victims of Crime.

Brett came to the Bar with seven years’ experience as a solicitor advocate and aims to further develop his practice in summary and indictable crime.

Brett's experience ranges from simple road/traffic-related offences through to difficult Mental Impairment trials and more serious offences such as rape, commercial drug trafficking and murder. Possessing a degree in Accounting, Brett has also dealt with complex fraud and dishonesty offences. Now at the Bar, Brett has continued to develop his advocacy skills by appearing extensively in the Magistrates’ and County Courts in relation to pleas, bail, contested hearings, committals and trials, and also in the Supreme Court in relation to Bail applications.

Brett has been granted an Indictable Crime Certificate from the Victorian Bar.

Brett’s mentor is Justin Hannebery, and his senior mentor is Michael O’Connell SC.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

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

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Human Rights Law


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