Practising as a Barrister at NSW Bar in Criminal and Family Law

  • Appears in Local, District and Supreme Court
  • Family Court and Federal Circuit Court:

Legal practice:

Practised as a Solicitor from 1990 to 2000

  • Maureen practised as a solicitor for the Legal Aid Commission in the role of a Solicitor/Advocate in Local and District Court.
  • Maureen was Principal Solicitor for Maureen Fanning & Associates 1997 to 1999
  • Maureen was called to the Bar in 2000


Criminal Law – All matters in the Local, District and Supreme Court including:

Bail hearings

  •  Defending police charges:  illegal drugs, dishonesty, assault (sexual and non-sexual), property damage, fraud
  •  Sentence hearings in Local Court
  • AVO’s
  • Domestic violence defended hearings
  • Traffic charges:  DUI and PCA, Negligent and Dangerous driving
  • Mental Health proceedings (including Section 32 applications)
  • Trials and Sentence hearings in the District Court
  • Appeals in District and Supreme Courts

Family Law – Children and Property – Family Court and Federal Circuit Court