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Duncan Berents

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative / Public Law
  • Building and Construction
  • Commercial
  • Common Law
  • Coronial Inquests / Commissions of Inquiry
  • Criminal Law

Date of Admission

BSc/LLB (ANU), LLM (Prosecutions)


Duncan practices predominantly in criminal law. He has extensive advocacy experience in the Federal, NSW and ACT jurisdictions. Duncan has a particular experience in forensics, high-tech crime, firearms and mental health. His practice also includes appearing in a wide variety of civil matters.

Duncan Berents was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2005.

Prior to being called to the Bar, Duncan was a
Senior Legal Officer for the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions. During his 6 years with the CDPP, Duncan prosecuted a diverse range of matters under NSW, ACT and Federal criminal law.