Carmen practises predominately in criminal, regulatory, and family matters.
Before commencing at the private Bar, Carmen practised for eight years as a Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions. Her current practice largely involves representing criminal defendants (adults and children) in respect of a range of State and Commonwealth offences including drug offending, violence, sexual assault, and property offences.
Carmen routinely conducts matters on behalf of State and Federal government agencies concerning immigration, environmental matters, and criminal prosecutions. She also regularly represents parties involved in parenting and property disputes following separation.
Areas of Practice Appellate Criminal Law Family Law Inquests, Commissions of Inquiry, Statutory Tribunals Regulatory Law Work, Health & Safety Litigation