Full Name: Peta Smith
Phone: 9225 6444
Mobile: 0409 018 094
Chambers: Gorman Chambers
Room: 0907
Date of Admission: 14 Feb 2012
Called to the Bar: 5 May 2016
Qualifications: LLB (Hons)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor Advocate


Peta has extensive experience as a solicitor advocate in summary and indictable crime. With over four years experience in private practice, Peta has appeared in a broad range of criminal matters. She regularly appears in the Magistrates’, Children’s and County Court jurisdictions. Peta accepts briefs in all criminal matters and appears in pleas, bail applications, contested hearings, contested committals and appeals.

Peta read with Geoffrey Steward and her senior mentor is Lesley Taylor QC.

Peta is a member of Victoria Legal Aid's Preferred Barrister List for criminal trials.

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

From 6 May 2016, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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