I am committed to ensuring that our clients have access to justice across all levels of the Court system.
Vanessa was admitted to practice in 2014 and joined the firm in 2017 after having practised for several years in litigation at a large commercial firm where she gained extensive experience as a solicitor across all courts and tribunals and in Royal Commissions and coronial inquests. Vanessa has also worked as an Associate in the District Court of Nauru.
At Galbally & O’Bryan, Vanessa practices exclusively in the criminal law jurisdiction.
Vanessa regularly appears in Magistrates’ Courts across Victoria and has carriage of a range of State and Commonwealth indictable matters in the County Court and Supreme Court including homicide, sex offences, drug offences and complex fraud matters.
Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) from Monash University.
Vanessa works with Peter Ward in the Melbourne office.