Emily Buchanan has practised exclusively in criminal law for fifteen years and has appeared in all Victorian courts. She has extensive experience in the preparation of trials in the County Court and Supreme Court but also appears in the Magistrates’ and Children’s Courts regularly.
Emily is adept at quickly determining an optimal result and associated strategy, and clearly articulating those to legal professionals and clients alike. She has a sophisticated appreciation of the ways that substance use, mental health, financial hardship, and cultural difference can bring people into contact with the criminal justice system. Above all, she knows from experience that listening to clients is the essential foundation of a good defence.
Emily is a compulsive gardener and thrift-shop fossicker, and also enjoys camping, horse riding, skydiving and all things musical.
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