Full Name: Adam Maloney
Date of Admission: 11 Aug 2009
Called to the Bar: 26 Oct 2017


Adam practices in all areas of criminal law. He also accepts briefs in disciplinary and regulatory matters including matters proceeding before and initiated by public authorities.

Adam is an experienced solicitor advocate who has acted in summary, indictable and appellate matters in the Magistrates', Children's and County Court jurisdictions.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Adam worked as a criminal solicitor advocate in the Melbourne, Sunshine and Dandenong Offices of Victoria Legal Aid (VLA).

He has had the opportunity to work in all of VLA's practice areas, crime, civil (primarily in infringements, mental health and immigration matters), family and children's law.

Adam has experience working in the specialist Dandenong and Melbourne Drug Courts and working with children in the Criminal Division of the Children's Court.

Whilst at VLA, Adam conducted evidence and practical legal training for VLA's in house solicitors as well as community legal education for legal issues relating to children and schools.

Adam was accredited as a specialist in Criminal Law by the Law Institute of Victoria in 2016.

Adam is reading with Simon Moglia. 

Areas of Practice


  • Criminal Appeals

Criminal Law

  • Appellate
  • Drugs
  • Juvenile / Children's Court
  • Mental Illness
From 27 Oct 2017, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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