Shirley Casey, Senior Associate

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Shirley Casey is a criminal defence lawyer and the office manager at our Canning Vale branch. Shirley holds a Bachelor of Science from Edith Cowan University, a Juris Doctor from Murdoch University and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law.
She is admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and in the High Court of Australia. Shirley regularly appears on her clients’ behalf in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts of Western Australia.
Shirley is a passionate advocate and will provide no-nonsense legal advice. In her free time, she enjoys a relaxing round of golf.

Accreditations & Memberships

    • Member of the Criminal Lawyers Association
    • Member of the Barristers Animal Welfare Panel

Success Stories and Publications

Spent Conviction for Indecent Assault

Our solicitor Shirley Casey represented a client who was convicted of one count of indecent assault against a woman.

Due to the man's mental health condition, documented in a report tendered by Ms Casey, the court was persuaded to grant a spent conviction.

Client Acquitted of Assault Public Officer

Our solicitor Shirley Casey successfully defended a charge of assault a public officer.

The client contested the charge on the basis that at the time of the alleged offence, the complainant was not working in his role as a public officer.

The court acquitted the client, finding that the officer did not have the authority to restrain the man.

Client Acquitted of Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm

Our solicitor Shirley Casey represented a man charged with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm that occurred in a domestic violence context.

At trial, the client was acquitted, and costs were awarded in his favour.

Acquittal on Possess Stolen Property Charge

Our solicitor Shirley Casey represented a woman charged with Possession of Unlawfully Obtained / Stolen Property and the matter was listed for trial at Perth Magistrates Court.

The client was acquitted and the property alleged to have been stolen was returned to her.

The client received costs from the prosecution.

Drug Charge Downgraded

Our solicitor Shirley Casey represented a man charged with Possession of Methylamphetamine with Intent to Sell/Supply.

The quantity of the drugs made this an indictable offence with a maximum penalty of 25 years imprisonment and $100,000 fine.

Ms Casey succeeded in negotiating with the Prosecution to have the charge downgraded to simple possession.


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