Gorjan Nikolovski practices in Criminal and Administrative Law, Inquests and Inquiries, and is familiar with all aspects of the criminal process, including in both summary and indictable matters. Gorjan accepts briefs in these areas, including:
Contested Bail Applications;
Contested Hearings, both in Criminal and Intervention Order matters;
Contested Committal Hearings;
Appeals against both sentence and conviction, and sentence alone.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Gorjan worked for Dribbin and Brown Criminal Defence Lawyers as instructing solicitor in criminal trials for persons charged with serious indictable offences. He also regularly advised clients on criminal and family matters at Fitzroy Legal Service, and was research assistant to Peter Morrissey SC.
Gorjan is a fluent speaker in the languages of Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian.
Gorjan is currently a member of the following:
Criminal Bar Association,
Victorian Bar Duty Barristers' Scheme,
Victorian Bar Pro Bono Scheme.
SINCE COMING TO THE BAR
Gorjan regularly appears in the County, Magistrates' and Children's Courts in relation to Criminal and Intervention Order matters. He has also appeared in the Victorian Court of Appeal.
He has a special interest in human rights and social justice.
Gorjan holds an Indictable Crime Certificate.
Gorjan read with Megan Tittensor. His senior mentor was Peter Morrissey SC.
Director of Public Prosecutions v Dale Watton  VSCA 10 (led)
DPP v Evans  VSCA 239 (led)
Wu (a pseudonym) v The Queen; Phan (a pseudonym) v The Queen  VSCA 94 (led)
The Queen v Scott Cameron  VSC 334 (led)
*Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.