33 Barrack Street, Perth WA 6000
Mobile: 0458 850 033
Year admitted: 2016
Year elected to the Bar: 2022
Shirley is a dedicated barrister with a specialisation in criminal law. Her unwavering commitment to criminal law has been her focus since she was admitted to practice.
Having previously served as a senior associate at a prominent national law firm, Shirley transitioned to a boutique criminal law practice in 2019 before being called to the bar in 2022. Shirley's journey has been endowed her with extensive experience, and she relentlessly champions the rights of her clients.
Shirley's remarkable ability to maintain clarity under the scrutiny of the Court, coupled with her knack of simplifying intricate legal matters for her clients, sets her apart.
Her passion lies in advocacy, and she has represented clients all over the State both in Magistrate Courts and District Court jury trials; and more recently, the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeal.
Shirley's practice encompasses a wide range of areas, including handling major State and Commonwealth crime cases. Shirley regularly represents clients charged with violent offending and sexual assaults.
B.S. and J.D.
The Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Western Australia
Women in Crime