Level 31 239 George Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000
(07) 3232 2145

MICHAEL
COPLEY QC

Year Of Call : 1988
Year Of Silk : 2008

PERSONAL ASSISTANT
DETAILS

Sharnie Carri
Phone: (07) 3232 2145

CURRICULUM
VITAE

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Overview

Michael Copley has practised at the Private Bar since July 2011. Prior to that, he had been a Crown Prosecutor with the Queensland Director of Public Prosecution’s office since January 1992.

Mr Copley was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008. In 2013 that designation was changed to Queen’s Counsel.

Mr Copley largely practises in the area of criminal law, both at trial and appellate level. He has conducted numerous appeals in the Court of Appeal and in the High Court.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal appeals
  • Crimes against the person
  • Drugs
  • Environmental and planning offence
  • Extradition
  • Fraud
  • Juvenile justice
  • Mental illness
  • Proceeds of crime/money laundering
  • Property offences
  • Sexual assault
  • Traffic
  • White collar and corporate crime
  • Work health and safety