Nisha holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Arts, with majors in Criminology and Philosophy, from the University of Melbourne.

Prior to commencing with Stary Norton Halphen, Nisha was a Judge’s Associate at the County Court of Victoria. Whilst studying she worked as a legal researcher and assistant to criminal law barristers.

During her studies Nisha volunteered at Fitzroy Legal Service and Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre and completed internships at Victoria Legal Aid and the Police Accountability Project run by Flemington & Kensington Community Legal Centre.

To make an appointment with Nisha, call our Melbourne office on 03 8622 8200

Nisha’s Reflections:

  • It is important to me that the justice system operates on the principle of ‘equality before the law’. Those charged with a criminal offence come up against the overwhelming powers of the state and I aim to help redress the balance.


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