Established in 1985, Chester Metcalfe & Co has continued to grow and is today one of the most well regarded criminal law practices in the Northern Suburbs.
The solicitors at Chester Metcalfe & Co are committed to ensuring that you receive the best possible outcome on your day in court, and we continue to uphold a professional relationship with many of Victoria’s top barristers to ensure this is always the case.
The team are happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have leading up to and during your case.
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AREAS OF LAW
– Sexual offences
– Property offences
– Deception and white collar crime
– Drug offences
– Offences against the person
Children’s Court matters
Driving and Traffic offences
– Including .05
– Drug drive,
– Dangerous and careless driving,
– Driving whilst disqualified or suspended
– Including breaches of intervention orders
– Applying for intervention orders
– Responding to intervention orders
– Breaches of community corrections orders
– Breaches of the sex offender registration act
– Breaches of bail
– Breaches of parole
– Against sentence and conviction in all jurisdictions
We appear in all specialist courts including:
– Koori court
– Drug court
– ARC court
– Neighbourhood Justice Centre
THE CHESTER METCALFE TEAM
In 2017 Emily became the principal of Chester Metcalfe & Co and in 2018 she became an LIV Accredited Criminal Law Specialist. Contact Emily here
After two years practicing in London and a period at Victoria Legal Aid, Jessica returns to private practice with extensive experience across all jurisdictions. She appears daily as a solicitor advocate in the Magistrates’ and County Court and has instructed some of Victoria’s lead Counsel in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
Prior to joining the team at Chester Metcalfe & Co, Josh worked in personal injury law assisting his clients with managing their compensation claims. It was here that he decided to pursue a more adversarial route and hone in on his advocacy skills in the criminal jurisdiction. Josh appears in all jurisdictions, with daily appearances in the Magistrates Court and the Children’s Court. He is a passionate lawyer with experience and interest in both Koori Court and Drug court matters and is committed to obtaining the best possible outcome for his clients.
She completed her Practical Legal Training at Leo Cussen Centre for Law, and consolidated this learning during her professional placement at Chester Metcalfe & Co. This experience confirmed her strong interest in defence advocacy and achieving the most desired outcomes for her clients. Following her admission into the legal profession in August 2021, she quickly commenced working with the team. Amelia appears daily at the Magistrates and Children’s Courts and assists with a range of criminal proceedings.
During her studies, she volunteered at Whittlesea Community Connections and Youth law, gaining meaningful experience advocating for disadvantaged clients.
Prior to being admitted as a lawyer in 2021, she volunteered at Westjustice community legal centre, Refugee Legal, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Victoria Legal Aid and the Human Rights Law Network. It was there that she developed a passion for advocacy, human rights law and facilitating access to the justice system.
Morgaan appears daily in the Magistrates’ court and the Children’s Court and has experience working on a range of summary matters.
Chester now works as a consultant at Chester Metcalfe & Co.
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