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Barrister Richard Pontello



Richard PontelloDate of Admission

1999
BA LLB

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Coronial Inquests/Commissions of Inquiry
  • Criminal
  • Occupational Health & Safety

A barrister since 1999, Richard Pontello specialises in the conduct of criminal trials in the District and Supreme Courts.  In those courts he has represented persons charged with a broad range of serious indictable offences, including murder.  He has a particular interest in DNA evidence and has presented a paper on that topic.  In 2008 he appeared in one of the longest running trials in NSW history involving persons charged under Federal terrorism legislation.

He is also regularly briefed by Workcover NSW to provide advice concerning occupational health and safety legislation.

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 6623
Fax:                  02 8076 6622
Email:              rcpontello@optusnet.com.au

If you require any further information concerning Richard Pontello’s availability please contact the Clerk, Ian Irvine



 
 
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