Christine Melis

Signed the Victorian Bar Roll: 20 November 2008
Admitted to Practice: 26 April 2005
Admitted to the Bar: May 2014 (NSW)

E cmelis@3sjh.com.au
T +61 2 8998 8735
F +61 2 9223 9699

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Areas of Practice
  • Administrative & Govt
  • Criminal
  • Disciplinary Proceedings
Bio

Christine practices in public law and commercial law with a specialisation in inquests and commissions of inquiry. She appears in both Federal and State Courts, led and unled, as well as a variety of Tribunals. She has appeared in a number of large matters including the Lindt Cafe Siege Inquest on behalf of the NSW Police Force and the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission on behalf of the State of Victoria. She appeared on behalf of the Commissioner of Police in the first matter under the Crimes (Serious Crime Prevention Orders) Act 2016 (NSW) and has appeared on a number of occasions before the Supreme Court of Nauru in appeals against decisions of the Refugee Status Review Tribunal.

Christine was admitted to the Victorian Bar in 2008 prior to moving to Sydney in 2014.

Prior to coming to the Bar Christine was an associate to Justice Cavanough in the Supreme Court of Victoria and prior to that, a solicitor with Minter Ellison Lawyers in the firm’s administrative and employment law group.

Christine Melis

Signed the Victorian Bar Roll: 20 November 2008
Admitted to Practice: 26 April 2005
Admitted to the Bar: May 2014 (NSW)

E cmelis@3sjh.com.au
T +61 2 8998 8735
F +61 2 9223 9699

Download CV


Areas of Practice
  • Administrative & Govt
  • Criminal
  • Disciplinary Proceedings


Bio

Christine practices in public law and commercial law with a specialisation in inquests and commissions of inquiry. She appears in both Federal and State Courts, led and unled, as well as a variety of Tribunals. She has appeared in a number of large matters including the Lindt Cafe Siege Inquest on behalf of the NSW Police Force and the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission on behalf of the State of Victoria. She appeared on behalf of the Commissioner of Police in the first matter under the Crimes (Serious Crime Prevention Orders) Act 2016 (NSW) and has appeared on a number of occasions before the Supreme Court of Nauru in appeals against decisions of the Refugee Status Review Tribunal.

Christine was admitted to the Victorian Bar in 2008 prior to moving to Sydney in 2014.

Prior to coming to the Bar Christine was an associate to Justice Cavanough in the Supreme Court of Victoria and prior to that, a solicitor with Minter Ellison Lawyers in the firm’s administrative and employment law group.