Full Name: Vivianne Morkos
Phone: +61 3 9225 6444
Fax: 9225 6464
Mobile: 0432 776 766
Chambers: Gorman Chambers
Room: 0919
Date of Admission: 15 Feb 2002
Called to the Bar: 30 Apr 2015
Qualifications: B.App.Sc, LLB
Previous Occupation: Principal Solicitor

Other Languages Spoken

  • Arabic


Vivianne accepts briefs in all areas of  family law and intervention orders and criminal law.

Vivianne appears regularly in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in respect of parenting and property proceedings. Vivianne has extensive trial experience in both the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court and she has conducted both Final and Interim Hearings.  Vivianne is available for circuit work and regularly takes circuit briefs.   

Vivianne has appeared extensively in the Magistrate's Court and County Court in respect of both Defence and Prosecution proceedings, included contested committal hearings, summary contests, and both conviction and sentence appeals.   Vivianne has appeared as junior counsel to Daniel Gurvich SC, in Nguyen v The Queen [2016] VSCA 198 - intervenor in respect of cultivation of commercial quantity of narcotic plant (cannabis), current sentencing practices. 

Vivianne has extensive advocacy experience.   

Prior to signing the Bar roll Vivianne practiced as a solicitor for over 13 years.  

She is an experienced advocate having appeared in summary and indictable matters in both Victoria and NSW.

Vivianne holds an Indictable Crime Certificate. 

Vivianne read with Geoffrey Steward and her senior mentor was Geoff Dickson QC.

Vivianne is a member of the Criminal Law Bar Association, Family Law Bar Association and member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.  

Vivianne accepts briefs for circuit work and interstate.


Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Family Law

  • Child Disputes
  • Parenting Orders
  • Property Disputes

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Royal Commissions
  • Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)

Also Entitled to Practice in

  • All Australian States and Jurisdictions
From 1 May 2015, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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