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Mila Mortimer
Senior Associate

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Mila (“My-la”) is a passionate criminal defence and family lawyer who has worked on a wide range of complex and sensitive matters for a broad range of clients.

As a Senior Associate, Mila has appeared before the Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court and the Children’s Court of WA. She also regularly appears in the Family Court for parenting and property matters and has extensive experience in Restraining Order matters and also Care and Protection matters.

Mila graduated from Murdoch University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Arts and a Postgraduate Certificate in Chinese Law.

Following graduation, Mila worked at the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre as a Graduate Law Clerk before obtaining her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law.

In 2011, Mila was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor at the Supreme Court of Western Australia. She began her legal career practicing Migration law and worked on a wide range of matters. This even included travelling to the Wickham Point Detention Centre in Darwin, as part of the Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme, where she prepared refugee applications for a number of asylum seekers.

From 2012 onwards, Mila worked in several boutique criminal and family law firms before joining Perth Criminal Lawyers and Barristers in May 2017.

Mila has completed her Legal Practice Management Qualification at the College of Law