Samuel Joyce is a highly skilled criminal lawyer and advocate.
Samuel believes that the devil is in the detail and that communication is the key. Samuel takes the time to explain potential outcomes in detail so that his clients understand the process they are undertaking and can move forward with the confidence that the best possible result will be achieved. His straightforward attitude allows his clients to make informed decisions in their best interests. He is empathetic, and has a genuine concern for the well-being of his clients.
Samuel worked for a number of years as a State Prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia where he prosecuted serious Indictable crimes on behalf of the State of WA. He appeared as prosecuting counsel in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts, including prosecuting jury trials and making the State’s submissions on sentencing. His experience as a prosecutor has equipped Samuel with a wealth of experience covering a variety of criminal charges and allows him to follow a matter from start to finish with full competence.
While he focuses on criminal law, Samuel has a broad practice at TGB which includes disciplinary and other matters. In combination with his thorough understanding of the law and his exemplary work ethic, Samuel is a talented negotiator and he works towards the best possible outcome from a variety of angles. He holds himself to the highest possible professional standard and makes sure that no stone goes unturned in finding an appropriate resolution.
Samuel is originally from Adelaide having studied at the University of Adelaide. He moved to Perth in 2011 on being appointed the Associate to a Supreme Court judge in Western Australia. Samuel is now based in Adelaide, but is regularly in Western Australia and has clients in both SA and WA. He accepts clients in all jurisdictions.
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Adelaide
- Bachelor of Laws, University of Adelaide
- Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing), University of Adelaide
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University
- Masters of Law (current), University of Sydney
my areas of expertise
- Criminal and Disciplinary
- ICAC, Royal Commissions and other investigative tribunals
- Administrative Law and Judicial Review
- Detainment and Orders under the Mental Health Act
my professional interests
- Member of the Law Society of South Australia
Media & Blog Posts
Blog: Mental health and the criminal justice system
TGB Lawyer Lucy Wood explains the relationship between people suffering mental illness and the criminal justice system.Read more
Media: TGB wins significant online defamation case
Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers have secured $700,000 in damages for their clients, and landed a blow on online trolls, following a significant online defamation judgment from the WA Supreme Court.Read more