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Barrister - Kellie Stares

Date of Admission

Called to the bar: 2007

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Coronial Inquests/Commissions of Inquiry
  • Disciplinary Inquiries
  • Appellate
  • Mental Health & Guardianship
  • Family Law

Kellie Stares was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2005, and has worked primarily in criminal law practice. 

Prior to being called to the Bar in 2007, Kellie worked for Legal Aid NSW appearing in the Local, Childrens, District and Supreme Courts in a broad range of matters. Since being called to the Bar she has appeared in trials, sentences and appeals before the Court of Criminal Appeal, Supreme, District, Local and Childrens Courts in matters ranging from murder, assaults, armed robbery, fraud, sexual assault, and wounding, amongst others.

Ms Stares has also appeared before the Mental Health Review Tribunal, for forensic patients, and involuntary patients and in appeals to the Court of Appeal in these matters. 

Her experience in Family Law includes matters involving children and/ or property, and matters before the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court.

Contact Details
Address:         Level 64,
                       MLC Centre
                       19 Martin Place (Cnr of King and Castlereagh Streets)
                       Sydney NSW 2000
                       DX 343 Sydney
Telephone:     02 8076 6649
Fax:               02 8815 9494

If you have any enquiries concerning Kellie Stares’ availability please contact the Clerk, Ian Irvine

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