Patricia McEniery Barrister | Wardell Chambers Sydney

Patricia McEniery


Called to the bar in 2009
Areas of practice

mceniery@wardellchambers.com.au


Education

  • LLM (Commercial, Corporate and Taxation), UNSW 1998
  • LLB (Hons) University of Qld 1988
  • BA University of Qld 1986

Admissions

  • Called to the Bar, May 2009
  • Admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of NSW 1995
  • Admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of Qld 1993
  • Admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of Northern Territory 1990

Practice at the Bar

Patricia has appeared as junior counsel in the High Court of Australia on both special leave applications and appeals, in the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

Her experience includes briefs as Crown Prosecutor for the Commonwealth DPP in District Court jury trials for large drug importation mattters involving multiple defendants and for offences under the Migration Act.

Patricia's practice has also encompassed civil hearings in the New South Wales Supreme Court, District Court and Local Courts, with further appearances as counsel in contested interlocutory hearings on substantive matters of law in the Federal Court, New South Wales Supreme Court, District Court and Local Court.