Phillip Kelly, Senior Associate

Phillip-Kelly_Senior Associate_Go To Court LawyersPhillip holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and History from the University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. He was admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of Western Australia and as a Solicitor to the High Court of Australia in 1991.

After completing articles in Perth’s leading maritime law firm and practising in commercial litigation and insolvency, Phillip embraced his abiding interest in criminal law and built a successful practice. His extensive experience in criminal law includes many high-profile drug importation and homicide cases.

Phillip has appeared in the Federal Courts as well as Western Australia’s Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts.

Phillip is focused on achieving the best possible outcome for his clients. He has particular expertise representing accused persons with mental health issues and has written a number of published articles in this field. He also has extensive experience in representing juvenile accused in the Childrens Court.

In his spare time, Phillip enjoys travel, Australian Rules Football and cricket.

Accreditations & memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Western Australia
  • Member of the Criminal Lawyers Association


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