Sarah Oliver


D   08 9220 0553
M   0409 032 341
E   soliver@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2016

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Areas of practice

Civil

Personal injuries
Workers' compensation

 

Criminal

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

Commonwealth offences
Crimes against the person  
Drugs
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

Constitutional law

Public and Administrative
Civil and human rights
Customs
Disciplinary proceedings
Discrimination
Immigration law
Judicial review and administrative law
Merits review
Native title
Privacy/freedom of information
Social security and veteran entitlements

 

Profile

Sarah Oliver is well known for her expertise in Commonwealth law, with significant experience in Commonwealth and State criminal law matters. She accepts defence and prosecution briefs for opinion work, trials and appeals.

She is also experienced in Commonwealth administrative law, and accepts briefs in FOI and privacy, migration, environmental law, social security, veteran’s affairs and workers’ compensation matters.

Sarah accepts grants of legal aid. She is on the legal aid panels for Sexual Offences, Serious Indictable offences, Magistrate’s Court and Other Indictable offences, Children’s Court and Appeals.

She is also passionate about animal welfare issues, and prosecutes matters for the RSPCA on a pro-bono basis.

 

Qualifications

Date of admission: 2004

Qualifications:
Master of Law (Legal Practice)
Bond University, 2004

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
University of New England, 2002

 

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