Taina LeFort

Criminal Defence Solicitor

Taina is passionate about International Law with a focus on Human Rights and Criminal Law. As a dual French/American citizen, she completed her Law Degree and Master’s Degree with honours at the University Paris X (France) before obtaining an LLM at the University of Melbourne. After a brief passage at the UNODC tackling issues of white collar crime and corruption of domestic or foreign public officials, Taina has started her career as an Australian Lawyer specialised in criminal law for various private law firms. Today, Taina is advocating for systemic changes into policing practices through the Police Accountability Project. As a woman in crime, practising in a foreign country, she thrives with ensuring that her clients’ rights are protected at all time, and that each individual is treated with respect and professionalism.




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