Tanya is a Senior Associate and the Team Leader of Quinn & Scattini’s Criminal & Traffic Law Team.
Tanya has a detailed understanding of the justice system, policies and processes, having held senior legal roles with the Director of Public Prosecutions Queensland and the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.
With considerable experience successfully appearing before the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts, Tanya successfully assists clients with all criminal and traffic law charges.
Tanya’s considerable legal experience includes representing clients with bail applications (both in the Magistrates and Supreme Courts), dangerous driving offences, domestic violence charges, drink driving charges, driving while disqualified, drug driving offences, work licences, special hardship licences, drug-related offences, fraud (including white collar crime), internet offences, robbery, sexual offences, theft and serious violent offences such as manslaughter, attempted murder and murder.
Tanya takes the time to listen to her client’s personal situation and the charges her clients face. This allows Tanya to identify potential defences and put forward the best possible case in Court or negotiate the charges with the relevant prosecuting authorities.
Tanya adopts a compassionate and supportive approach to developing her client’s legal defence and she is committed to standing up for her clients’ legal rights and guiding her clients through what is often a difficult, emotional and complicated time in their lives.
When necessary, Tanya confidently instructs barristers in the District Court, Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia. Tanya ensures all information is accurately presented to senior counsel, which enables her clients facing the prospect of a trial, or in sentence proceedings to have the best defence possible available for them.
A strong advocate for social justice, Tanya has also presented at multiple conferences and training sessions.
Whatever the charge, Tanya has the experience, dedication and passion to provide the best possible legal representation.