Background

With a solid foundation in legal education and training, Kristina has assisted in various capacities and her experience includes preparation for cases ranging from drink driving, assault, and traffic matters, as well as s 14 applications.

Kristina’s approach to criminal law is defined by empathy, coupled with a strong desire to secure the best possible outcome for clients. She is results-focused, regardless of the circumstances and without judgement. She has a genuine interest in the distinctive aspects of each case, recognising the importance of a personalised approach in the pursuit of justice.

In her spare time, Kristina loves to travel, and enjoys reading and crochet.

Professional Experience

Kristina regularly appears in a broad range of criminal and traffic cases, including:

  • Bail applications to the Local, District, and Supreme Courts of New South Wales,
  • Sentencing proceedings in the Local and District Courts of New South Wales,
  • Complex Local Court defended hearing,
  • Domestic violence matters (including apprehended violence orders),
  • Serious sexual violence matters,
  • White collar crimes,
  • Complex drug supply and possession crimes,
  • Applications pursuant to s 14 and 19 of the Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 (NSW) (formerly known as s 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990),
  • All manner of appeals, including licence appeals in the Local Court, severity and conviction appeals in the District Court, and
  • Indictable matters.