Andrew Purcell

Admitted: 16th Dec 2009
Signed Bar Roll: 20th May 2010
Chambers: Room 0502, Gorman Chambers, 533 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne Vic 3000
Phone: 9225 7444
Fax: 9225 8686
E-mail: apurcell@vicbar.com.au
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Before coming to the Bar, Andrew worked as a town planner at local and state government level before joining the Australian Federal Police in 1991.

In a 17-year career with the AFP, Andrew was involved in the investigation and prosecution of numerous serious Commonwealth offences including Drug Importation, Fraud, Weapons Trafficking and Counter Terrorism. He also completed 2 overseas deployments with the United Nations in East Timor.

Andrew completed his articles at Blake Dawson, working in the areas of commercial litigation, property and then insolvency after being admitted to practice.

Andrew holds degrees in Town Planning from RMIT University and Law from the University of Melbourne.

Andrew has an interest in the areas of criminal law, town planning and local government, insolvency and defamation law.