Simon Northeast

Simon is an accredited criminal law specialist, who holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.  Simon graduated in 1988 and has worked exclusively in criminal. 

Simon has appeared in court on a daily basis for over 30 years, making Simon an expert in his field.  As part of his extensive experience, Simon has represented clients in the Children's Court, Koori Court, Magistrates' Court, County Court, and the Supreme Court of Victoria.  

Simon is highly skilled in matters such as contested hearings, children's advocacy, bail applications, pleas of guilty and criminal trials. 

Simon prides himself on his integrity, communication skills and excellent rapport with clients. 

Mel Cox

Mel has a Bachelor of Laws graduating with Honours from Deakin University.

Mel is recognised as gifted communicator, who quickly and easily builds rapport.  She is innovative and solution focused.


Mel was admitted to practice law after completing her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law.   Since then she has worked exclusively in criminal law, dealing with a range of issues and representing clients in the Magistrates' Court, Koori Court, Children's Court and County Court.  

Jack Tan

Jack holds 3 degrees including a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business from RMIT. Jack studied a Bachelor of Laws at Monash University, graduating in 2017. 

Jack went on to complete his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the Leo Cussen Institute, before being admitted to practice in 2018.

Along with English, Jack speaks fluent Mandarin.

We are a results based criminal defence lawyers with over 30 years experience. We guide you through the criminal law process, keep you informed and get you the best possible result.