Dr Tanya Mitchell

Dr Tanya Mitchell

BA LLB (Adelaide) GradCertLegalPrac (UniSA) PhD (Sydney)
Senior Lecturer
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F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney
Dr Tanya Mitchell

Tanya Mitchell is admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Courts of SA and NSW. As a practitioner she was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Wicks in the Supreme Court of South Australia, spent a short time as a litigator with Blake Dawson Waldron (as it then was) and then became a Senior Solicitor-Advocate with the Aboriginal Legal Service in New South Wales (SRACLS) and the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency based in East Arnhem Land. In 2006 she returned to South Australia to participate in the Children in State Care Commission of Inquiry into the sexual abuse of children in State Care under the auspices of the Honourable Mullighan QC. She then travelled overseas and lived and worked in Istanbul and Addis Ababa. Her specialisation is criminal law and procedure. She has a PhD in law from the University of Sydney. The subject of her thesis was criminal procedure with a focus on the historical development of the summary criminal jurisdiction.

  • Criminal law
  • Criminal procedure
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure
  • Indigenous People and the Law


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