Zoe specialises in Criminal and Traffic Law. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at one of Sydney’s top tier criminal firms. Zoe combines empathy with a genuine passion for criminal law when assisting her clients. At all times, her focus is on obtaining the best result for her clients through persuasive advocacy.
Zoe is an experienced advocate, regularly appearing in Local, District and Supreme Courts throughout Newcastle, Sydney and New South Wales. She has experience in all areas of criminal and traffic law, including:
- Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders
- Bail applications
- Dangerous driving
- Drink driving
- Drug possession
- Drug supply
- Drug importation
- Murder trials
- Manslaughter trials
- Mental health matters
- Sexual assault trials
- Traffic offences
- White collar crime
Zoe has represented a range of clients charged with complex and high-profile matters, for example doctors, lawyers, teachers and police officers. Zoe has instructed Senior Counsel in one of Australia’s largest white-collar crime matters involving tax fraud. She appeared as solicitor for two high-profile murder trials, one of which resulted in her client being found not guilty by reason of mental illness. She works closely with Sydney and Newcastle’s most respected and experienced criminal barristers.
In 2020 and 2019, Zoe was named a Rising Star by Doyle’s Legal Guide.
Graduating in law from the University of Newcastle, Zoe was awarded for her outstanding performance in criminal advocacy. She also has a background in psychology, graduating with distinction. A high achiever, Zoe is a four-time national representative in swimming and a National Gold Medallist.
Visit our Case Studies page to read about some of Zoe’s success in past criminal and traffic law cases.