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Adele Balkin
E: abalkin@vicbar.com.au
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Chamber: Gorman Chambers, Level 9 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Admitted: 18/10/2019
Called to Bar: 04/05/2023
Date Appointed Silk:
Qualifications: JD (Monash), GDLP (ANU)
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About

Adele accepts briefs in criminal, quasi-criminal and administrative law matters. She is available to appear in all metropolitan and regional courts.

Immediately prior to being called to the bar, Adele was a Judges’ Associate in the criminal division of the County Court of Victoria to Her Honour Judge Todd.  Adele assisted Her Honour who presided over a diverse range of matters in the criminal division including Koori Court pleas, jury trials, special hearings, post-sentence supervision and fitness investigations.

As a solicitor Adele worked at Sparke Helmore providing practical commercial advice to Commonwealth government clients on contracting processes across a range of acquisition and sustainment projects, conducting negotiations as well as advising on issues and disputes.

Adele has also worked in federal government assisting with legislative amendments, policy advice in regards to amendments to the criminal code.

Adele is reading with Georgina F Connelly and her senior mentor is Dermot Dann KC.

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Practice Areas

Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals,
Commercial Law
Sports, Racing Appeals, Disciplinary Tribunals, Doping / Drugs in Sport,
Appellate
Criminal Appeals,
Public Law & Administrative Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

CPD PRESENTATIONS BY

Adele Balkin