Our Team

Emma Turnbull

Director
Bachelor of Laws | Master of Laws | Accredited Specialist – Criminal Law
Emma Turnbull is a Director and founding partner of Emma Turnbull Lawyers Pty Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Master of Laws (LLM) from Monash University. Emma is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria having passed the examinations in 2014.

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Adrian Lewin

Adrian Lewin

Director
Bachelor of Laws | Accredited Specialist – Criminal Law

Adrian Lewin is a partner in the firm. Adrian has practiced as a lawyer since graduating from Monash University in 2004, obtaining a Bachelor of Law (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts.
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Manny Brennan

Partner
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) | Bachelor of Arts | Accredited Specialist – Criminal Law

Manny Brennan joined the Turnbull Lawyers team in 2015. He completed his legal studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, where he graduated with Honours and excelled particularly in the areas of Criminal and Human Rights Law.
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Matt McLellan

Senior Lawyer
Bachelor of Laws | Bachelor of Arts

Following completion of an arts degree at Monash University, Matt commenced studying law in 2014. At that time he began working and volunteering in some of the countries busiest community legal centres, as well as working as a clerk in a conveyancing office.

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Joseph Adamo

Bachelor of Laws
Joseph is a solicitor advocate that appears in all Victorian Courts on a daily basis. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria and has signed the High Court roll of Practitioners.

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Nikhil Sood

Bachelor of Arts | Bachelor of Law (Hons) | Master of Laws
Nikhil joined Emma Turnbull Lawyers as a solicitor in 2020. He appears on a daily basis as an advocate in the Magistrates’ Court for criminal matters, including plea hearings, bail applications, mention and contest mention hearings.

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Roisin Pryor

Bachelor of Arts | Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Roisin was admitted to practice as a Solicitor in 2021, having earlier graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) in 2020.

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Georgia Hogg

Bachelor of Laws | Bachelor of International Studies

Georgia joined the team at Emma Turnbull Lawyers in 2022 having commenced her defence career in South Australia.
She completed her Bachelor of Laws and International Studies at the University of Adelaide and prior to joining the Turnbull Lawyers team, Georgia practiced as a criminal solicitor advocate in the South Australian jurisdiction.

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James Gilfillan

Juris Doctor | Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication)
James joined the team at Emma Turnbull Lawyers in 2021. He completed the Juris Doctor program at the University of Melbourne and earlier completed a Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) from RMIT University.

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Brenda Lam

Juris Doctor | Bachelor of Arts
Brenda joined Turnbull Lawyers as a legal assistant during her university studies, where she developed a strong understanding of criminal law practice and procedure in Victoria.

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Theo Chrisant

Bachelor of Laws| Bachelor of Commerce
Theo joined Emma Turnbull Lawyers in 2022. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in accounting from La Trobe University.

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