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Criminal Lawyers and Advocates Guest Lawyers has a team of experts dedicated to getting results. Our lawyers have extensive experience in a wide range of matters in all parts of the East Coast of Australia. Please use the links below to find out more about our team.
Adam is the Legal practice director and founder of Guest Lawyers. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 1999.
Adam has, for over two decades, appeared as solicitor-advocate in all jurisdictions of the Queensland criminal courts and has also represented clients in the High Court.
His specialist skills have also been sought for regulatory offences, inquests, Office of Fair Trading prosecutions and commissions of inquiry, including the CCC and the ACC.
Adam has litigated more criminal confiscation and proceeds of crime matters than any other practitioner in the State.
He is regarded by his peers as being one of Queensland’s leading criminal lawyers, often providing advice to other legal practitioners. In fact, he has been recently recognised in the Courier Mail as one of Queensland’s leading misconduct lawyers.
His record and reputation speak for themselves.
Guest Lawyers has expanded to include some of the elite of the criminal law fraternity, with each senior practitioner having trained extensively. Adam ensures that the firm maintains its ethos of excellency so that it can remain as one of the leading firms in its field.
Chelsea completed her Practical Legal Training with Guest Lawyers in early 2018. She subsequently joined Guest Lawyers as a Law Clerk and was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland in October 2018. Chelsea completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the Queensland University of Technology.
Guest Lawyers has provided Chelsea with the requisite skills to represent those charged with serious criminal offences. She has worked with clients charged with Murder, Trafficking in Dangerous Drugs and other serious drug offences, Serious Sex Offences including Rape and Child Sex offences, Assaults, Stealing, Fraud and Traffic offences.
Chelsea appears in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts on a daily basis and has appeared in the Court of Appeal and District Court for appellate matters. Chelsea also completed the Youth Practitioner Certification in 2019 allowing her to represent young offenders in Childrens Court.
Chelsea is committed to maintaining strong relationships with our clients. She is an approachable lawyer that assists those charged with an offence to understand the criminal law process and is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for her clients.
Chelsea is available 24/7 on her mobile on 0413 950 751 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lewis commenced his employment with Guest Lawyers in 2015 as a Law Clerk. In 2019, Lewis completed a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at the Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at The College of Law. Lewis was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland as an admitted Solicitor in December 2019.
Throughout his employment at Guest Lawyers, Lewis has been exposed to a wide range of serious criminal proceedings. He has worked with clients charged with Murder, Trafficking in Dangerous Drugs and other serious drug offences, Drug Importations, Serious Sex Offences including Rape and Child Sex offences, Assaults, Stealing, Fraud, Money Laundering, Domestic Violence and Traffic offences.
Lewis has been required to appear in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts on a daily basis since his initial employment as a law clerk in 2015, and regularly appears in the Court of Appeal and District Court for appellate matters. Lewis works fiercely to make a habit of achieving positive results for our clients and takes on a wide variety of criminal and administrative law work.
Lewis is available 24/7 on his mobile on 0458 018 675 or via email at email@example.com.
Amelia is the newest member of Guest Lawyers and has quickly become an integral part of our team. She is dedicated to building strong relationships with her clients and achieving the best results for them. Previously, Amelia worked at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions before she was the Associate to a Judge of the District Court of Queensland. Amelia completed a Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Business at James Cook University in 2019.
Amelia was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2020. She is eager to use her valuable prior experience to embark on her career as a criminal defence lawyer. Amelia has worked with clients charged with Murder, Serious Drug Offences, Assaults, Serious Sex Offences, Stealing, Fraud, Domestic Violence and Traffic Offences. She regularly appears before the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts of Queensland.
Amelia is available on her mobile on 0488 918 659 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirsty began employment in the legal industry in 2004. She gained significant experience at two Brisbane-based criminal law firms before joining Guest Lawyers in 2019. With over 16 years’ experience, Kirsty has a detailed understanding of the running of criminal law files. Her wealth of knowledge enables her to take a pragmatic approach to her work and provide helpful support to all of our lawyers in the daily progression of matters within the firm.
Kirsty has built and sustained positive professional relationships with members of the criminal law industry as well as clients. She works closely with our clients to help facilitate communication between them and our lawyers.
Karla joined the Guest Lawyers team at the beginning of 2018, and has over 4 years’ experience in the criminal law industry. Karla will quite often be our client's first point of contact and is able to assist and guide them with their enquiries. Karla is responsible for the office floor with reception, filing and administrative duties.