• Daniella Markotich

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Daniella has significant experience in Criminal Defence law, involved in many high-profile cases in Victoria & throughout Australia.

Daniella began her legal career at a top tier international law firm before finding her passion in criminal defence law. Daniella’s career in criminal defence law encompasses many high-profile cases in Melbourne and throughout Australia. Daniella has been a Principal of a law firm since 2006 and commenced Markotich Lawyers in 2008, earning herself a reputation as a well-respected, fierce negotiator and solicitor advocate.

Focused and hardworking, Daniella is dedicated to representing and protecting the rights of her clients in all areas of criminal law, from traffic offences to sexual offences and murder. Daniella has a deep compassion and understanding of the individual circumstances of clients, which drives her to continue challenging police and prosecution to uphold the entrenched rights to a fair trial and the prevalence of justice within the judicial system. Her meticulous knowledge, preparation and formulation of case strategies have not only cemented her reputation as a tenacious negotiator but ensures the best possible outcomes.

Daniella regularly appears in court and has defended thousands of matters in the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal. She is in high demand in all jurisdictions around Australia, often travelling interstate for her client’s matters.

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Skills and Ethics

Professional Registration

  • Barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Current Victorian Law Society Practising Certificate
  • Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia
  • Holds current membership with the Law Institute of Victoria