Margaret Cunneen SC

Barrister - State Chambers, NSW

Margaret Cunneen SC was a Crown Prosecutor and Deputy Senior Crown Prosecutor for many years and, before that, in the 1980’s, was an Industrial Officer at the Public Service Board of NSW. Earlier in her career she held positions in the Attorney General’s Ministerial Office and in the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office of NSW.

Margaret has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal law, having appeared in hundreds of criminal trials and appeals over 30 years.

Margaret was the Commissioner of the NSW Special Commission of Inquiry into the investigation of child sexual abuse allegations in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, and handed her Report to the Governor on 30 May 2014.

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal
  • Inquiries and Tribunals
  • Coronial and Inquests

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Daniel Wakim joined Gartree Thomson Lawyers as Special Counsel and has assisted us with criminal law matters and consultancy. He has always been accessible to answer and guide our civil litigators with respect to criminal law issues that may arise from corporate or civil litigations in turn assisting with respect to strategic development of legal advice.
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Daniel Wakim has been working with Longton Legal over the past 10 years and has assisted our practice with respect our criminal law client base taking an advisory and consultancy role with Longton Legal as Special Counsel. He criminal law knowledge and strategy development is first class.

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Daniel Wakim first began working with Madison Marcus as Special Counsel focusing on managing our criminal law matters, he was able to achieve great results and success and assisted us launch our own associated criminal law firm, Jackson John. Daniel continues to work with and assist Madison Marcus and Jackson John as Special Counsel.

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Daniel Wakim joined HP Legal as Special Counsel managing extremely sensitive and complex legal matters. He has been able to achieve outstanding results for our clients and continues to consult us with respect to criminal law matters.