Mel Sandars | Crime & Traffic | Consultant
Mel Sandars is a consultant in our Crime & Traffic team at HHG Legal Group.
Mel has had over 20 years in the Criminal Justice System.
For over a decade, she was a team leader/senior youth justice officer and youth justice officer with the Department of Justice.
She then completed her Restricted Practitioner with Legal Aid WA before joining the Mental health Law Centre. She practiced there for approximately 4 years before establishing her own successful law practice in 2016.
Mel has completed trials and pleas in mitigation in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court. She has been junior counsel in two murder trials.
Her passion is representing clients in the Childrens Court. A recent Legal Aid client’s case of Mel’s has secured $25 million dollars of funding for the re-furbishment of the Banksia Hill Detention Centre
Connect with Mel.
- Women Lawyers of Western Australia
- Criminal Lawyers Association
- Women in Crime Business Group