PHILIP SKEHAN

Bar Roll – 29 April 2004   
Admitted – 10 February 2003

Mobile – 0412 161 702
Phone – 03 9225 7333
Email – philipskehan@vicbar.com.au
Chambers – Gorman Chambers, Level 9, Room 933, 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

PHILIP SKEHAN

Bar Roll – 29 April 2004   
Admitted – 10 February 2003

Office – 03 9225 7333
Mobile –
0412161702
Email – philipskehan@vicbar.com.au
Chambers
Gorman Chambers, Level 9, Room 933, 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Area of Law

  • Coronial Inquests
  • Crimes/Family Violence/Interv. Orders
  • Criminal Law
  • Evidence
  • Health Act and Related Prosecutions
  • Inquests
  • Liquor Law
  • Magistrates Court – Crime
  • Occupational Health and Safety

About

Phil specialises in criminal law and intervention orders.

His experience includes:

  • appearing at trial in the Supreme and County Courts;
  • appearing at contested hearings in the Magistrates’ Court; and
  • advising, acting and appearing for litigants in intervention orders;

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He has appeared in trials for:

  • Murder and Attempted Murder,
  • Drugs,
  • Violence,
  • Sexual assault, and
  • Fraud.

He has successfully argued issues involving:

  • no case to answer;
  • discontinuance of prosecution;
  • separation of trials;
  • irrelevant evidence;
  • unfairly prejudicial evidence; and
  • unreliable evidence.

He does and has volunteered at these community legal services:

  • Salvation Army Bourke Street,
  • Springvale, and
  • Fitzroy Legal Service.

 

He regularly volunteers his services as a moot court magistrate for the Victorian Bar Readers Course and the Victoria Police Prosecutors Course.

Phil has also conducted many pro bono CPD lectures for law firms. If you would like him to present a CPD paper please call him on 0412 161 702.

He read with Mr Peter ‘David’ Drake.

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