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Emma Aldersea

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Criminal Lawyer, Senior Associate

Location Queensland
Language English

Emma has worked as a criminal lawyer for over ten years and during this time has represented hundreds of people facing serious criminal charges. She has successfully defended people in a range of state and Commonwealth criminal matters from the Magistrates' through to High Court, across a number of jurisdictions in Australia. She is a passionate and committed criminal defence lawyer.

Emma has completed a Masters’ degree in Disability and has extensive experience working with clients with disability facing serious criminal charges.


  • Assault and Grievous bodily harm
  • Murder and Manslaughter
  • Drug offences
  • Sexual Offences
  • Commonwealth offences 
  • Fraud and theft
  • Drink and Drug Driving Offences
  • Work licences and special hardship licences
  • Drive while suspended or without a licence
  • Breach of Court Orders
  • Public nuisance and disorderly charges
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Mental Impairment defences
  • Special investigations, commissions and inquiries
  • Regulatory and disciplinary hearings including ASADA

Career History

  • Since 2014 Slater and Gordon Lawyer (Crime and Regulation)
  • 2012 to 2014, Office of the Director of Forensic Disability
  • 2005 to 2012, Victoria Legal Aid (Senior Criminal Lawyer)

Professional Qualifications & Admissions

  • 2006 Admitted, Supreme Court of State Victoria
  • 2005 Bachelor of Laws, Latrobe University
  • 2010 Master of Disability, Flinders University

Memberships & Associations

  • Queensland Law Society (Criminal Law)
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law (ANZAPPL)