Brin Anniwell
Brin Anniwell

Brin was called to the Bar in 2014 and has a broad practice across commercial, administrative and Commonwealth criminal law. She has appeared in matters in the Federal and Federal Magistrates’ Courts, the Supreme, District and Local Courts in NSW and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

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 was seconded to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse and the proceeds of crime litigation unit of the Australian Federal Police. 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. She presents seminars on various areas of law, and has most recently delivered a seminar on cross-examination for the Department of Human Services.


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


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


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

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