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Barrister - Linda McSpedden

Bachelor of Jurisprudence (UNSW)
Bachelor of Law (UNSW)
Master of Law (ANU)

Linda McSpeddenDate of Admission


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal
  • Appellate
  • Coronial Inquests/Commissions of Inquiry
  • Disciplinary Inquiries
  • Sports Law
  • Discrimination/Human Rights
  • Environmental Law

Specialist criminal advocate in all jurisdictions in summary and indictable matters including bails, committals and the most serious trials and appeals .

Extensive experience in commissions of inquiry and inquests into deaths and disasters such as the Newcastle Earthquake, Royal Commission into NSW Police, Police Integrity Commission and ICAC.

Representation of professionals in disciplinary proceedings, at tribunal and Supreme Court level.

Significant experience in the representation of indigenous Australians and otherwise disadvantaged persons through Legal Aid and Aboriginal Legal Service.

Familiarity with mental health issues and defences.

Four years experience in Solomon Islands in post-bellum criminal trials and appeals and as legal educator.

Post graduate studies in anti-corruption, governance and international development including climate law and related migration issues.

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 6680
Fax:                  02 8076 6622

If you have any enquiries concerning Linda McSpedden’s availability please contact the Clerk, Ian Irvine

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