Emilija Beljic

Emilija Beljic

Emilija Beljic

2012, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

2011, Bachelor of Laws

Called to the bar 2021

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.

Practice Areas

Administrative and Public Law
Criminal Law
Employment and Industrial Relations
Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry
Regulatory and Compliance Law
White Collar and Corporate Crime
Work Health and Safety


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