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

New Definition of Domestic Abuse in NSW

NSW has introduced a new definition of “domestic abuse” which will articulate more clearly the types of behaviours that may ...
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Doli Incapax and the Age of Criminal Responsibility

In most Australian jurisdictions the minimum age of criminal responsibility is 10 years. This means that a child under the ...
/ / Criminal & Traffic Law

NSW Announces Changes to Drug Laws

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Handcuffed Criminal

The Law of Self-Defence in NSW

In NSW, a person who is charged with a criminal offence has a lawful excuse if they can show they ...
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Tape Recorder

Is it Legal to Record a Private Conversation?

In New South Wales, it is against the law to record a private conversation without the consent of all parties ...