Raelene Sharp KC appointed Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

Raelene Sharp KC
Victorian barrister Raelene Sharp KC has been appointed the new Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP).

Ms Sharp’s five year appointment will commence on 4 December 2023. She will fill the vacancy created by the appointment of the former CDPP, the Hon Justice Sarah McNaughton, as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Ms Sharp has been a Barrister at the Victorian Bar since 2010 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2022. Ms Sharp has a strong criminal law practice, appearing for the CDPP in many complex and sensitive cases. 

The College extends its heartfelt congratulations to Ms Sharp on her well-deserved appointment.

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