Peter Mullen



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Peter Mullen | Solicitor

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Law
  • Civil litigation
  • Employment Law

Peter commenced his legal career with Baker Love Lawyers in 2018 gaining valuable experience as a law clerk. He graduated from the University of New England in 2018 with a Bachelor of Laws and was admitted as a Lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in March 2019. He also holds a Bachelor of Business (Business Management & Marketing) from Charles Sturt University. Peter was employed in the media before becoming a lawyer and worked with high profile clients including the National Rugby League, Cricket Australia, Football Federation Australia, Virgin, Commonwealth Bank and Optus.

Examples of specific types of matters

  • Assisted client charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm to have charges dismissed and avoid a criminal conviction by making a successful application under the former Section 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act
  • Assisted client charged with assaulting a police officer and ambulance officer appeal a criminal conviction in the District Court of NSW by making a successful application under the former Section 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act
  • Assisted client who had signed an Unsolicited Consumer Agreement to obtain a full refund following an NCAT hearing which found finance company had breached the Australian Consumer Law.
  • Indecent and common assault
  • Firearms offences
  • Drink driving
  • Apprehended Violence Orders
  • Drug supply and possession
  • Traffic matters including licence appeals
  • Debt recovery
  • Unfair dismissal and general protection claims
  • Common law action of detinue
  • NCAT appeals against cancellation of Tattooist licence
  • Neighbouring land access orders 

Qualifications and memberships

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Business (Business Management/Marketing)

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Law Society of NSW

Outside of Work

Peter enjoys spending his leisure time with his young family, reading, or catching a good show on Netflix.

Recent Articles

NSW Criminalises Acts Resulting in Loss of Unborn Child 

New South Wales has become the first state in Australia to create a standalone criminal offence for causing the death ...
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Landmark – Employee v Contractor High Court Decision

On 9 February 2022, the High Court handed down two important decisions regarding the distinction between employees and contractors which ...
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/ / Employment Law

NSW To Criminalise Coercive Control

One woman every 9 days and 1 man every 29 days is killed in Australia by a current or formerpartner ...
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High Court Confirms Jurisdictional Limit Not a Factor in Determining Sentence

On 10 November 2021, the High Court handed down an interesting decision in the case of Park v The Queen ...
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/ / Criminal & Traffic Law

Australian Govt Announces Landmark Privacy Reforms

The Federal government has announced landmark reforms to privacy laws designed to protect people’s online privacy and data and ensure ...
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/ / Criminal & Traffic Law