Bridie Kelley

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Bridie Kelley

Associate Solicitor
Bridie Kelley is an associate solicitor who specialises in defending cases of fraud and white-collar crime. She has also been involved in proceedings brought by regulatory bodies and carries out pre-charge investigations on behalf of corporates and individuals suspected of criminal and/or regulatory offences.

Bridie predominantly works in the Corporate Crime and Financial Crime department. She enjoys untangling complicated material and is quickly able to identify the critical issues in her cases. Her background in Mathematics is advantageous when cases require the forensic analysis of financial documents.

Bridie has a passion for client care and takes a pragmatic and considered approach to all cases she is instructed in.

Bridie is regularly instructed in complex Proceeds of Crime Act matters, including section 22 applications. She has also been instructed in many cases involving serious crime and vehemently believes that every type of case should be defended properly and tried fairly.

She is described by her peers as having abilities beyond her years of experience and is praised for her level-headed and logical approach to problems.

Bridie is a member of the professional groups, Women in Criminal Law and the Female Fraud Forum.

Notable Cases

R v B

High value conspiracy to commit fraud.

R v A

Multi-handed participation in a fraudulent business and money laundering offences which involved complex disclosure issues.

R v M

Conspiracy to endanger life with firearms, conspiracy to supply class A and B including issues regarding public interest immunity.

R v R

Conspiracy to rob with 10 defendants and money laundering offences.

R v S

Conspiracy to rob.

R v W

Robbery and fraud.

R v R

High value POCA proceedings complicated by third party interest.

R v B

Third party interest in enforcement proceedings.