B. A., LL. B. (Hons) (Sydney)
18 May 2007
Signed Bar Roll:
01 May 2014
Admitted to Practice:
Victoria, New South Wales, Norfolk Island
Areas of Practice:
- Criminal Law
Piria first qualified with the New South Wales Bar Association in 2013 and has also been invited to train under the auspices of the Australian Bar Association Advocacy Training Council.
Piria advises and appears in civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts and tribunals, including interstate appearance, advice, and opinion work in Norfolk Island and NSW.
For contested matters, Piria provides practical advice and crafts her advocacy to suit the situation. She interprets legal and evidentiary aspects of briefs effectively, often at short notice.
Piria’s mentors at the Victorian Bar have been Trish Riddell and Jane Dixon QC.
Memberships and Associations
- Victorian Bar Association
- NSW Bar Association
- South Pacific Lawyers Association
Academic Position / Published Articles:
Halsbury’s Laws of Australia, ‘Dependencies’ title, has long been authored by Piria, and is regarded as the compendium of ‘a Federation in these seas’, that form part of the Commonwealth.