Jacqui Hession accepts briefs in criminal and quasi-criminal matters in metropolitan and regional courts.
Jacqui appears regularly in the Magistrates’ and County Courts for appeals, breach proceedings, committals, contested hearings, pleas of guilty and bail applications. Before coming to the Bar, Jacqui practised as a senior lawyer for six years at Victoria Legal Aid in the Indictable Crime and Sexual Offences Teams. In addition to her appearance work, she maintained a large case load of indictable matters involving homicide, serious sexual offences and matters arising under the Serious Offenders Act. Jacqui also practised as a lawyer in two private criminal defence firms. Prior to this, Jacqui was the Associate to Her Honour Judge Hannan at the County Court of Victoria for three and a half years.
Jacqui read with Jarrod Williams.