MARCEL WHITE

Bar Roll – 25th October 2012  
Admitted – 3rd December 2010

Mobile – 0434 057 747
Email – marcelwhite@vicbar.com.au

MARCEL WHITE

Bar Roll – 25th October 2012  
Admitted – 3rd December 2010

Mobile – 0434 057 747
Email – marcelwhite@vicbar.com.au

Admitted to practice in

  • Victoria
  • New South Wales
  • South Australia
  • Western Australia
  • Queensland
  • Tasmania and Federal Court

Area of Law

  • Commercial Law
  • Criminal Law

About

Marcel accepts briefs to advise and appear in both criminal and commercial matters, including on Circuit.

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He regularly appears in court in both Victoria and New South Wales. Within his criminal practice he has run matters arising out of:

  • The Crimes Act
  • Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act
  • Firearms Act
  • Control of Weapons Act
  • Road Safety Act
  • The Sentencing Act (including for breach of suspended sentence)
  • The Bail Act
  • Sex Offenders Registration Act
  • Summary Offences Act
  • Infringements Act
  • Confiscation Act
  • Family Violence Protection Act
  • Personal Safety Intervention Orders Act
  • Victims of Crime Assistance Act

He has also run commercial litigation arising out of contract, property law and under consumer law (in Victoria and in the Federal Court in Sydney). Marcel edited a legal text book on the Victorian Uniform Evidence Act (by Faris & Bagaric, Melbourne Legal Publications). It includes commentary, cases, legislation and regulations on the laws of evidence in Victoria, and this is a particular interest of Marcel’s as it is directly relevant to courtroom advocacy in both criminal and civil matters.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Marcel worked as a busy and sought after Conciliator at the Energy and Water Ombudsman. Marcel directly conciliated hundreds of disputes in the energy industry, working with key stakeholders including large scale electricity and water providers, government departments, and commercial and residential consumers.

Marcel undertook Articles/practical legal training with Peter Faris QC and worked with him on several high-profile criminal Briefs (including matters related to the Major Crime (Investigative Powers) Act).

Marcel completed his reading period with Justin Foster.

“From 26/10/2012: Professional Standards Act 2003 [Vic] “Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.”

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