Katherine Farrell

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

Victorian Bar


Katherine Farrell is a barrister at the Victorian Bar. She accepts briefs in all criminal, quasi-criminal and disciplinary matters. She also accepts briefs in relation to public enquiries, coronial inquests and Children’s Court proceedings.

Prior to coming to the bar, Katherine was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Beale in the Supreme Court of Victoria. She has also worked as a registry lawyer and as Senior Associate to Judicial Registrar Pedley in the Court of Appeal.

Katherine graduated from the University of Canberra in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Forensic Studies. She received the ACT Women’s Lawyer Prize for being the top female law graduate. While studying she worked as a paralegal at Kamy Saeedi Lawyers, a Canberra based firm who specialise in criminal law.