Paul Yovich SC


D   08 9220 0476
M   0423 778 451
E   pyovich@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2011
Appointment to Senior Counsel:
2015

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Areas of practice

Civil

Commercial
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
 

Criminal

State offences
Crimes against the person
Drugs
Financial crime
Fraud
Juvenile justice
Money laundering  
Sexual assault
White collar and corporate crime

Commissions and other inquiries  
Crime and corruption commission  
Australian crime authority

Commonwealth offences
Crimes against the person  
Drugs
Extradition
Financial crime  
Fraud
Juvenile justice
Money laundering  
Trafficking
White collar and corporate crime

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
Environmental and planning offences

White collar and corporate crime
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
 

Public

Environment and Planning
Environmental and planning offences

Public and Administrative
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
Disciplinary proceedings
Proceeds of crime

 

Profile

Paul Yovich SC specialises in criminal law. He has over 25 years’ experience as a trial and appeal advocate, appearing in matters of all levels of seriousness and complexity – including murder, serious sex and drug offences, complex fraud, insider trading and cyber-crime.

Paul advises and represents clients ranging from private individuals and charities to multinational corporations and State and Federal government agencies.

He has particular expertise in appeals, having argued over 50 matters in the Court of Appeal. His success rate for the defence is approximately double the average.

Paul also has an extensive professional disciplinary practice, representing lawyers, doctors and other professionals, as well as regulators such as the LPCC and Medical Board.

He has appeared in a number of complex and high profile inquests; he undertakes corporate regulatory work in the Federal Court; and he accepts instructions in occupational, mine safety and other regulatory prosecutions.

Paul regularly presents continuing professional development papers and seminars on various subjects in criminal law and advocacy, and teaches practical advocacy courses for students and junior practitioners.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission:  2 February 1990

Qualifications: BJuris (Hons), LLB

 

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