Full Name: Samantha Seoud
Mobile: 0418 105 647
Chambers: William Crockett Chambers
Room: 1703
Date of Admission: 20 Feb 2013
Called to the Bar: 4 May 2017


Samantha practices in all areas of criminal law and intervention order proceedings. She  has extensive experience as an advocate in summary and indictable crime. 

Samantha accepts briefs to appear and advise in all criminal and quasi-criminal matters, together with intervention order and regulatory matters. 

Prior to coming to the Bar, Samantha worked in private practice at Balmer and Associates. She has also worked at Victoria Legal Aid and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service in Queensland.

Samantha is a member of the VLA Preferred Barrister List. 

Samantha is a current co-chair of Women in Crime, the leading professional network of female criminal lawyers in Victoria. She is a member of Liberty Victoria’s Criminal Justice committee.

Samantha read with Geoffrey Steward and her senior mentor is Theo Kassimatis QC.

Areas of Practice

Common Law

  • Judicial Review
  • Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)

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
  • Planning
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Property
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic / Motor Vehicle
  • Victims of Crime
  • Work


  • Local Government

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

Also Entitled to Practice in

  • All Australian States and Jurisdictions

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