2012, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
2011, Bachelor of Laws
Emilija accepts briefs in all areas of law. Her principal areas of practice are criminal law, inquests and inquiries, regulatory and public law.
Emilija has appeared unled in numerous jury and judge-alone trials in the Supreme and District Courts in NSW and the ACT. She has also appeared in complex trials including murder trials as junior counsel in the ACT, regulatory prosecutions, appellate proceedings, sentences and bail applications.
Prior to the coming to the Bar, Emilija was a Senior Lawyer in Dispute Resolution at the Australian Government Solicitor. She has assisted in inquiries including coronial inquests, prosecutions and applications for Interim Control Orders under the Criminal Code 1995 (Cth).
Emilija has tutored Evidence Law at the Australian National University and guest lectured at Western Sydney University.
2019, Senior Lawyer, Australian Government Solicitor
2018, Solicitor Advocate, Office of the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions
2014, Acting Deputy Registrar, ACT Supreme Court (secondment)
2013, Prosecutor, Office of the ACT Director of Public Prosecutions
2012, Solicitor, boutique civil law firm Canberra
2012, Research Officer, St Vincent de Paul Society
2011, Legal Assistant, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague
2010, Judge’s Associate/Tipstaff, ACT Supreme Court