about STREETON LAWYERS
One of Sydney’s most respected and well know criminal law firms, and with lawyers Accredited by the Law Society of NSW as Specialists in Criminal Law, Streeton Lawyers has the experience in both State and Federal criminal matters to provide you with exceptional representation and service.
BEc, LLB, Accredited Specialist (Criminal Law)Principal Lawyer
Accredited by the Law Society of NSW as a Specialist in Criminal Law, Justin has acted in some of the most serious criminal prosecutions including large commercial drug supply offences, murder, attempted murder, sexual assault, passport and identity fraud and importation offences. He has appeared for clients at ICAC. Justin was previously a Senior Criminal Lawyer at Sydney’s largest criminal defence firm. Earlier, he was a lawyer with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, prosecuting large drug importation and supply syndicates as well as fraud offences (including Centrelink fraud), child pornography, money laundering and Customs importation offences.
In addition to the larger District Court work, Justin appears on a daily basis in the Local Court, defending people charged with traffic related offences, assaults, drug offences, fraud and domestic violence or AVO related matters. He also appears in the Children’s Court. Justin lectures at the Traffic Offenders Program.
Having both prosecuted and defended state and federal criminal matters over a number of years, Justin brings a wealth of unique experience to each matter.
After graduating in law from the University of NSW, Justin commenced his career as a lawyer at one of Sydney’s largest commercial law firms. He also has a degree in economics.Read More
- Zoe Whetham
Zoe combines an outstanding intellect with a genuine passion for criminal law when assisting her clients. She appears for people charged with offences ranging from serious District and Supreme Court matters, to Local Court criminal and traffic charges.
Graduating in law from the University of Newcastle, Zoe was awarded for her outstanding performance in criminal advocacy. She also has a degree in psychology with distinction. Previously, Zoe worked on one of the largest murder trials in NSW.
A high achiever, Zoe is a four time national representative in swimming and an Australian Gold Medallist.
- Mikaela Eldridge
BCmn / LLB (Honours)Associate
Graduating in law from the University of Technology with first class honours and distinction, Mikaela brings a diverse and unique background to her practice of criminal law.
A keen advocate, Mikaela represents clients charged with a range of offences in the Local, District and Supreme Court. Previously, Mikaela worked on some of New South Wales most serious criminal trials with one of Sydney’s leading criminal barristers. She has also interned at the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission.
An accomplished sportswoman, Mikaela has played netball at state league level both in Australia and the United Kingdom and captained university teams on a national level.