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Peter Botros Barrister
Peter Botros
Chamber: Deakin Chambers, Level 9 271 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Admitted: 11/12/2015
Called to Bar: 07/05/2020
Date Appointed Silk:
Qualifications: BA, JD (Melb)


Peter is an experienced advocate practicing primarily in criminal and quasi-criminal matters. He also appears in administrative and employment matters.

Peter prosecutes and defends all crime types, ranging from white collar crimes to sexual offences. He appears in all courts and tribunals, including jury trials and on appeal. He is regularly briefed to provide written advice on large and complex matters.

Peter also has experience with the interpretation and application of several novel aspects of Commonwealth law including, international extradition, proceeds of crime, niche regulations and national security matters. He holds a federal security clearance.

Before coming to the bar, Peter was a Senior Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth DPP where he regularly appeared in summary and superior courts across Australia.

Previously, Peter was a solicitor with the South East Community Legal Service where he practiced in employment law, family law and criminal defence. He regularly advised on employment contracts and termination rights, and has appeared before the full bench of the Fair Work Commission on appeal.

Peter read with Robert T Barry.


Practice Areas

Criminal Law
Property, Traffic / Motor Vehicle, Victims of Crime, Intervention Orders, Juvenile / Children's Court, Mental Illness, Money Laundering, Planning, Proceeds of Crime, Sexual Assault, Work, Appellate, Confiscation of Assets, Corporate / White Collar Crime, Corruption, Crimes Against the Person, Domestic Violence, Drugs, Environmental, Extradition, Fraud, Health & Safety,
Commercial Law
Sports, Disciplinary Tribunals, Transport Law, Aviation,
Family Law
Property Disputes,
Criminal Appeals, Merit Appeals,
Common Law
Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S), Judicial Review,
Public Law & Administrative Law
Migration Law, Disciplinary Proceedings, Extradition, Health & Medical, Prosecutions, Human Rights Law, Industry Regulations, Judicial Review, Merits Review,
International Law
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction, Public International Law,
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Coronial Inquests, Disciplinary Tribunals, Fair Work Commission, Military Tribunals, Royal Commissions, Transport Accident Commission (TAC), Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT), Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT),
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Restraint of Trade, Unfair Dismissal, Employment Contracts, Industrial Disputes, Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S), Statutory Employment Rights, Discrimination,
Local Government, Military Law, Weapons & Firearms,


Peter Botros