Koulla Roussos

Koulla Roussos
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Koulla was born in Darwin. In 1987 she graduated from the University of Adelaide in Economics. In 1993 she graduated with Honours in Law from the Northern Territory University. She was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NT in 1995 and has over the years amassed extensive experience in Criminal Law gained from various roles within Summary Prosecutions and through the Territory’s peak legal aid organisations NAALAS, KRALAS, CAALAS, NTLAC and NAAJA as a defence lawyer.

She appears regularly in Supreme Court, Magistrate Court and Youth Justice Court matters.

From 1998-2000 she was responsible for coordinating one of Australia’s largest test case litigations, coordinating a specialist team of personal injury lawyers from Melbourne’s Holding Redlich litigation firm and instructing a team of senior counsel from the Victorian Bar led by Mr Jack Rush QC, in the Federal and High Court case of Cubillo&Gunner v. Commonwealth

From 2003-2010 she lived and worked in Melbourne and Ballarat amassing experience in all facets of Victorian criminal court practice through various legal and managerial roles at Fitzroy Legal Service and Victoria Legal Aid. In 2005 after further study and formal examinations she gained Accreditation as a Criminal Law Specialist from the Law Institute of Victoria

She is the newest member of the team at John Toohey Chambers. In the main Koulla practices in Criminal Law and is developing a niche practice in the areas of personal injuries, refugee matters, disciplinary proceedings, judicial review, tenancy and evictions.

Contact Details

E: koulla.roussos@johntooheychambers.com.au

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Proceedings
  • Comcare
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Proceedings
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Extradition
  • Forfeiture
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Medical Negligence
  • Motor Accidents
  • Native Title
  • Other Personal Injuries
  • Personal Injuries
  • Public Law
  • Refugees
  • Social Security and Welfare
  • Workers Compensation