Justine Fisher is the Director and Principal of Fisher Legal with more than 25 years of experience as a Barrister and Solicitor, practicing exclusively in Criminal Defence, traffic and confiscation matters.
Justine has a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. She was admitted as a practitioner to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1989. Upon being admitted Justine began practicing exclusively in the area of criminal law.
For over 25 years Justine has been committed to providing a compassionate and professional criminal defence service to her clients. With a strong interest in social justice she provides empathetic legal representation with a view to guiding clients through the legal system in an efficient and economical way. Justine's wealth of legal and negotiating experience assists clients in their pursuit for a just, fair and reasonable outcome.
Justine regularly appears in all courts including the Children's, Magistrates, District and Supreme Court of Western Australia. She is an experienced trial advocate having represented clients in the most serious of matters including Murder, Importation of commercial quantities of drugs and child sex offences. She has an excellent track record and her loyal clientele is indicative of the care and compassion she has continually demonstrated over the 25 years.
Justine is an active member of the Criminal Lawyers Association of Western Australia.
Fisher Legal was privileged to welcome Monica to join its team in 2021. Monica is a passionate criminal defence lawyer with broad local and international experience.
Monica’s academic accomplishments include a Bachelor of Laws from Murdoch University in 2011 and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University in 2012 with her admission to practice following in 2013.
Post admission, whilst Monica enjoys experience within a number of areas – family law, regulatory law, restraining order and criminal injuries compensation - Monica’s passions lie in criminal defence. Her experience within this area is also broad having with Monica having practiced in a range of criminal defence settings. Her experience reflects her passion for assisting more vulnerable members of the community.
As well as practicing within the field of criminal law locally, Monica also brings international experience. In 2018 Monica practiced in London in the field of Healthcare Regulation – both for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and the General Dental Council (GDC). All of these roles involved protecting members of the public from registrants where allegations of misconduct were involved.
Natasha joined Fisher Legal in 2014 after having a successful entrepreneurial career. As Practice Manager, Natasha is responsible for the daily running of the office which includes the management of our team of criminal lawyers. She is also responsible for all administrative duties in the office - including booking appointments, managing diaries and organising court schedules, lodging legal documents and telephone management.
Natasha is responsible for the administration of client files - this often requires liaising with Police, the Director of Public Prosecutions, court staff and other professionals. Where appropriate, she can also assist clients in obtaining State funding.
As one of the first points of contact for Fisher Legal, Natasha is well known for building great rapport with clients and she looks forward to assisting you with your legal needs.
Stacey joined Fisher Legal in 2017 after having extensive experience in all areas of office administration for over 20 years. Much of that experience was almost exclusively within the legal field and in particular criminal defence. Stacey is likely to be one of the first of our team that you will meet or speak with. Her role includes the daily administration of client files, liaising with Court officials and other professionals.
As a first point of contact at Fisher Legal Stacey is happy to assist with your enquiries. She is an experienced member of our team.