Wilson Tighe

Solicitor

LLB, BA (History), GDipLegalPrac

ph: 02 9261 4281

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Wilson completed a Bachelor of Laws/Arts (History) at Charles Darwin University in 2013. Prior to completing his studies, Wilson accrued an eclectic mix of criminal and commercial legal experience. This included volunteering for the Northern Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)’s Criminal Practice area, and working in Victoria as a personal injury/worker’s compensation paralegal. 

Wilson completed his “articles” training within a criminal law firm and was admitted as a solicitor in Victoria in February 2015. Wilson commenced as a Criminal Solicitor at O’Brien’s Criminal and Civil Solicitors in 2019.

Wilson has significant inter-jurisdictional criminal defence experience, appearing as both an advocate and instructing solicitor in New South Wales and Victoria. 

He has extensive experience in Local, District and Supreme Courts, as well appearing in speciality courts such as the Children’s Court. Wilson’s substantial criminal procedural experience includes appearing for

  • Bail matters
  • Sentencing matters
  • Jurisdiction-specific procedural matters (including Victorian Committal procedures

Wilson also conducts Civil Confiscation proceedings and negotiations in both Victoria and New South Wales.

Wilson enjoys the challenge of working across NSW, Victorian and NT criminal jurisdictions, viewing inter-jurisdictional practice as an opportunity to learn and refine his criminal law skill-sets.

In general, Wilson describes his approach to criminal matters as hands-on, efficient and driven yet personable. Wilson considers the criminal law as an area requiring compassion for individuals in difficult situations, facing significant problems that affect their livelihoods. 

Accordingly, Wilson’s approach is heavily centred on building relationships of trust between his clients and himself and acting as a realistic, pragmatic and contactable advocate for his clients.

Outside of the criminal law, Wilson is particularly interested in criminal-adjacent civil litigation, including intentional tort claims for police misconduct. Beyond the law, Wilson maintains an active personal interest in fine art history.

Solicitor

LLB, BA (History), GDipLegalPrac

ph: 02 9261 4281

e:

Experience

Wilson completed a Bachelor of Laws/Arts (History) at Charles Darwin University in 2013. Prior to completing his studies, Wilson accrued an eclectic mix of criminal and commercial legal experience. This included volunteering for the Northern Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)’s Criminal Practice area, and working in Victoria as a personal injury/worker’s compensation paralegal. 

Wilson completed his “articles” training within a criminal law firm and was admitted as a solicitor in Victoria in February 2015. Wilson commenced as a Criminal Solicitor at O’Brien’s Criminal and Civil Solicitors in 2019.

Current Practice Area

Wilson has significant inter-jurisdictional criminal defence experience, appearing as both an advocate and instructing solicitor in New South Wales and Victoria. 

He has extensive experience in Local, District and Supreme Courts, as well appearing in speciality courts such as the Children’s Court. Wilson’s substantial criminal procedural experience includes appearing for

  • Bail matters
  • Sentencing matters
  • Jurisdiction-specific procedural matters (including Victorian Committal procedures

Wilson also conducts Civil Confiscation proceedings and negotiations in both Victoria and New South Wales.

Professional Approach and Interest Areas

Wilson enjoys the challenge of working across NSW, Victorian and NT criminal jurisdictions, viewing inter-jurisdictional practice as an opportunity to learn and refine his criminal law skill-sets.

In general, Wilson describes his approach to criminal matters as hands-on, efficient and driven yet personable. Wilson considers the criminal law as an area requiring compassion for individuals in difficult situations, facing significant problems that affect their livelihoods. 

Accordingly, Wilson’s approach is heavily centred on building relationships of trust between his clients and himself and acting as a realistic, pragmatic and contactable advocate for his clients.

Outside of the criminal law, Wilson is particularly interested in criminal-adjacent civil litigation, including intentional tort claims for police misconduct. Beyond the law, Wilson maintains an active personal interest in fine art history.

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