Dominic has a Juris Doctor from The University of Melbourne and was awarded a Melbourne BCL scholarship to read for the Bachelor of Civil Law at St Anne’s College, The University of Oxford. He also has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from The University of Queensland and practised as a physiotherapist for a number of years before studying law.
Prior to being called to the Bar, Dominic was a solicitor at a number of top tier law firms and a solicitor advocate at a smaller general practice; he was also a legal officer at the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry.
Dominic practises in the areas of criminal law, family law, domestic violence, Coronial Inquests and Commissions of Inquiry, personal injuries, medical negligence and professional indemnity. He appears regularly in the Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court, Children’s Court, Family Court and Federal Circuit Court. He has represented clients in appeals, trials, sentences, bail applications, final and interim hearings, applications and coronial inquests. He has most recently acted as Counsel in the following matters:
R v Blair  QCA 281 (Appeal against conviction).
LKL v BSL  QDC 337 (Domestic violence).
R v Lovell  QCA 151 (Appeal against conviction).
English and Tran  FamCA (12 September 2016) (Parenting).
Searle v Workers Compensation Regulator  QIRC 092 (Worker’s compensation).
Dominic is also a sessional academic at the Australian National University.