• Nick Boag


    Nick joined the Police Accountability Project in October 2015 primarily working on our civil litigation matters but also taking on cases involving discrimination, Freedom of Information cases, criminal defence and Coronial Inquests.

    Nick previously worked at Robinson Gill Lawyers where he practised in personal injury law , police accountability litigation, civil litigation on behalf of survivors of child sexual assault and representing survivors at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

    Nick is  a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Australian Lawyers Alliance. He is slowly making his way through a Masters of Law at the Australian National University.


  • Sophie Ellis


    Sophie joined the Centre’s Police Accountability Project in September 2013, taking on some of our most complex and long running, inquests, civil litigation, discrimination and criminal defence cases.

    Previously, Sophie was Social Justice Solicitor at Shine Lawyers Ltd, Litigation lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, and Secondee Lawyer at Public Interest Law Clearing House.  She has been Co-Chair of the Editorial Committee – Young Lawyers Journal at Law Institute of Victoria.

  • Anthony Kelly

    Executive Officer / Advocacy

    Anthony has over 25 years experience in human rights advocacy, strategic social justice campaigning and community development. He was Coordinator of the Men’s Referral Service for 7 years, Policy Officer with the Federation of Community Legal Centres, and Training Coordinator with the Youth Referral and Independent Person Program (YRIPP).

    Anthony was co-founder of Peace Brigades International – Australia, an associate with the Change Agency and a campaigner, trainer and consultant with over 40 Australian and international social change campaigns.

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