Kris Handshin

Kris Handshin


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Academic Qualifications

LLB(Hons), BA, University of Adelaide.
GDLP (College of Law, Sydney)

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative & Constitutional Law
    • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Litigation
    • Medical Negligence Law
  • Criminal Law
    • Criminal Law - General

Professional Experience

Kris practises in both the criminal and civil jurisdictions. With his background primarily in criminal and administrative law however, his main practise is as counsel in criminal matters, and in administrative and disciplinary proceedings. He appears regularly in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court, together with the disciplinary Boards and Tribunals, as both trial and appellate counsel.

Kris is also known for his expertise in the law of evidence, a subject which he taught at the University of Adelaide between 2003 and 2009.

Member of the Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee