: Victoria Whitelaw

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law/Intervention/Compensation
  • Family Law/De Facto
  • Inquests
  • Traffic Law
  • Criminal Law (Appellate)

Areas of Mediation

  • Criminal Law (Appellate)
  • Criminal Law/Intervention/Compensation
  • Family Law/De Facto
  • Inquests
  • Traffic Law


  • +61 3 9225 7444
Victoria Whitelaw

Victoria Whitelaw

Telephone: +61 3 9225 6888
Fax: +61 3 9225 6161
Email: whitelaw@vicbar.com.au
Mobile: 0418 585 807
Room 0201
Douglas Menzies Chambers
180 William Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

03 Dec 1984

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

19 Nov 2009


LLB / BA (Uni of Melb)

Also entitled to practise in:

  • High Court of Australia
  • Northern Territory

Previous occupation:

2008-2009: Principal Solicitor AFVP+LS (Victoria); 2005-2008: Senior Criminal Lawyer - Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service (Alice Springs); 1994-2005: Victoria Whitelaw (Solicitor) Brunswick


Ms Whitelaw has been admitted to practice for 25 years. She has appeared in the Court of Criminal Appeal and in criminal trials and Inquests in the Northern Territory. Her main area of practice has been as solicitor advocate in criminal cases, appearing in rape and murder committals, contests, bail applications, appeals and trials.

She reads with Marylynne Smallwood (family law) and appears in the Federal Magistrates Court (Family) and the Family Law Court of Australia.

In more recent times, she has worked with victims of crime.

The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister's clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.