The team at Galbally Parker are lawyers are thrilled to welcome our newest criminal defence lawyer, Candice Jackson commencing today.

Candice joins Galbally Parker Lawyers as an ambitious advocate with a broad portfolio of experience in the Judiciary, civil and criminal jurisdictions. She has a track record of achieving great outcomes for clients, with an optimistic and decisive style and enjoys developing effective and collaborative relationships with clients and other practitioners.

Prior to working with Galbally Parker, Candice worked as a solicitor advocate with Victoria Legal Aid, appearing in Court daily in criminal law and intervention order matters whilst also providing a quality service in representing clients in need. She worked primarily in Sunshine, which experiences a very high volume of criminal cases, as well as intervention order cases and Drug Court.

She has worked as a Legal Policy Officer, Case Manager and Judge’s Associate to several criminal Judges within the County Court of Victoria. Candice also had a supporting role to the Board of Inquiry into Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry.

Significantly, Candice worked for several years as a support person to Senior Counsel in her role as a paralegal (prior to being admitted as a lawyer). She enjoys the support and mentorship of Ruth Shann SC, Julian McMahon AC SC and Peter Morrisey SC. In her role as paralegal, Candice had the invaluable experience of working with several barristers within Gorman Chambers, including working on complex criminal cases. We could not be more thrilled that Candice has joined our team.