Rebecca Fogerty is a highly regarded advocate who provides advice and representation for all criminal cases across Queensland. She is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law. She was named in the 2017 and 2018 Doyle’s Guide of Leading Lawyers and is the Chair of the Criminal Law Committee of the Queensland Law Society.
Prior to establishing Jasper Fogerty Lawyers, Rebecca was a senior lawyer at one of Queensland’s largest private criminal defence firms. She handled complex indictable matters, including murder, drug trafficking and white-collar crime. During this period Rebecca developed her reputation for thorough preparation, strategic case analysis and persuasive courtroom advocacy.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Queensland. Her psychology background and excellent people skills enable her to successfully navigate clients through the criminal justice process. Part of Rebecca’s success is due to her client-centered approach and unwavering commitment to achieving the best possible outcome.
Defending criminal charges is a stressful experience for most people. I help by explaining complex legal issues in an easy to follow way and guiding my clients through each step of the process. I enjoy courtroom advocacy, which means that I am involved in my clients’ matters from beginning to end.
Rebecca appears in all courts throughout Queensland and has proven experience in fraud and white-collar crime, employment related misconduct, drug trafficking, CCC hearings, assaults and drink driving and traffic offences. Outside of the courtroom, Rebecca has written articles for publication in a range of formats, including the Courier Mail and the Caxton Lawyers Handbook (online edition). She has appeared before Queensland Parliamentary committees to discuss criminal law policy and regularly speaks on topics of interest to the profession.