AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Criminal Law (Commonwealth & State)
Personal injury (including psychiatric injury)
Wills and estates
Appellate
ADMISSIONS & APPOINTMENTS
Admitted as a Solicitor Supreme Court of NSW 2014
Admitted as a Barrister NSW 2014
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Criminal Law (Commonwealth & State)
Personal injury (including psychiatric injury)
Wills and estates
Appellate
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE
Peter practices primarily in criminal law, in local and district courts. His trial experience includes: assault; break and enter; larceny; armed robbery; kidnapping and sexual assault.
He also specialises in personal injury, and particularly psychiatric injury caused as a result of historical abuse.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Peter was a high school music teacher for many years, and also worked with some of the most disadvantaged people in our society as a community worker in Redfern.
With a varied professional background and life experience, Peter is truly a gifted persuader, and fearless advocate.
Peter is the founder of the How to pass the bar exam course, which prepares lawyers to sit the bar exam.
Peter holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Technology, Sydney, a Masters of Education from Western Sydney University, a Masters in Leadership from the University of Manchester, a Bachelor of Musical Education from the NSW State Conservatorium of Music and Fellowship and Licentiate Diplomas in performance from the Trinity College (London).


Contact details:
godkin@criminallawbarrister.sydney
mobile: 0435 965 017

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