Julia Lucas Portrait

Julia Lucas

Bar roll 2016 Admitted 2008
  • Public Law Commercial Law
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Julia Lucas has a broad practice incorporating public and commercial law and regulatory prosecution

Julia has a particular interest in the intersection between public and criminal law matters. As a Solicitor Advocate, she appeared regularly in the Supreme Court, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court and Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Prior to the bar, Julia was a Senior Lawyer with the Australian Government Solicitor in the General Administrative Law team focusing on immigration law. 

Julia's broad litigation practice also included Competition and Consumer Law, Workers’ Compensation and Law Enforcement. Before coming to Melbourne, Julia was a Solicitor in the Crown Solicitor’s Office of South Australia where she acted and appeared in a variety of administrative and disciplinary law matters, regulatory prosecutions and appeals. Julia was also Associate to the Honourable Justice Sulan of the Supreme Court of South Australia.

Julia is reading with Richard Knowles and her Senior Mentor is Rachel Doyle SC.

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Chambers & Clerk

Castan Chambers
Level 14 Room 8

460 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Constitutional Law
  • Customs Law
  • Discrimination
  • Extradition Law
  • Environment
  • Freedom of Information
  • Immigration
  • Judicial Review
  • Privacy
  • White Collar Crime
Commercial Law
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes



Bachelor of Laws & Legal Practice (Hons)

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psych)

Diploma of Languages (French)


South Australia


Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia