Brin Anniwell
Brin Anniwell

Brin was called to the Bar in 2014 and has a broad practice across commercial, public and criminal law.  

 Brin is regularly briefed by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions and has conducted prosecution and sentencing hearings in various courts for drug importation offences, carriage service offences, environmental offences and terrorism offences.  She has run a number of jury trials in the New South Wales District Court as lead counsel and has been led by counsel in Supreme Court and District Court trials. 

 Brin’s defence work includes acting for individuals charged with white collar offences, environment offences and offences against various state and Commonwealth legislation.

 Brin appears regularly for governmental agencies in administrative proceedings and appeals.

 Prior to coming to the Bar, Brin was a Senior Lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor where she practiced predominantly in administrative law, customs and trade law, proceeds of crime and Commonwealth law enforcement.  She has also practiced in banking litigation in the UK where she was a lawyer at Hogan Lovells International LLP.

 Brin has a Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales and was listed on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence in 2008 and 2011. Brin also has a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons) and Bachelor of Finance from the University of Newcastle.  

    ADMISSIONS AND APPOINTMENTS:

  • Admitted as a Solicitor: 2006
  • Admitted to NSW Bar: 2014

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • LLM (UNSW)
  • LLB (Hons I) (University of Newcastle)
  • BFin (University of Newcastle)

PUBLICATIONS:

Cross-EXamination: Presentation to the Department of Human Services, June 2015

Brin Anniwell, Submissions on sentencing ranges (Bar News – Winter 2014)