Crown Law’s advocacy experts comprise court-going advocates, barristers and solicitors. We provide representation and advice to the Queensland Government on:
- matters under the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003
- Mental Health Review Tribunal and Mental Health Court proceedings in relation to forensic orders
- cy-pres applications in the Supreme Court for amendments to charitable trusts.
- Managing and supervising all matters commenced under the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003.
- Representing the State Central Authority in an international child abduction matter where children were brought to Australia by their mother and their father applied under the Hague Convention for a court order for their return to Italy.
- Acting on behalf of the Attorney-General as an independent third party before the Supreme Court when a woman sought to obtain an order to allow removal of the testes and spermatozoa from her de facto partner who was killed in an accident.
- Acting for the Attorney-General to successfully mount a Supreme Court challenge to overturn a decision that convicted sex offender, Robert John Fardon was fit for supervised release from custody.
- Representing the Attorney-General in matters relating to decisions under the Mental Health Act 2000 before the Mental Health Court and Mental Health Review Tribunal.
- Acting on behalf of the Attorney-General to successfully subject paedophile and dangerous prisoner Raymond Yeo to indefinite detention beyond the end of his prison term imposed for sexual offences.