• Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Monash University, 2009 – 2012
  • Diploma in Legal Practice, Leo Cussen Centre for Law, 2012
  • Bachelor of Social Science (B.Soc.Sc), RMIT University, 2006 – 2008

About Ali

Ali Besiroglu is a lawyer in Robinson Gill’s police misconduct team and has significant court advocacy experience representing families and interested parties in coronial inquiries.

He has particular experience in cases involving people who have died in police or corrections custody or during attempts to arrest individuals.

Ali has extensive court advocacy experience, appearing daily in almost every Magistrates’ Court across metropolitan and regional Victoria, as well as the Melbourne County Court. He has instructed in criminal trials in the Victorian County and Supreme Courts, including appeals in the Court of Appeal.

Prior to his work at Robinson Gill Lawyers, Ali was a senior criminal lawyer at the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) where he developed a strong foundation in criminal law. He also worked in the VALS civil department, conducting casework and representation in police complaint matters, intervention order matters, victims of crime assistance tribunal matters, and coronial inquests involving deaths in custody.

Ali’s breadth of criminal law experience ensures that our team is able to critically analyse and evaluate all the evidentiary and procedural developments of criminal cases, prior to the commencement of civil proceedings.

In addition to representing victims of police misconduct in criminal and civil proceedings, Ali also regularly provides advice and guidance to criminal law practitioners from other law firms to ensure that the civil interests of their clients are protected.

Ali graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University in 2012 after completing a Bachelor of Social Science in Legal and Dispute Studies at RMIT University.

Ali is passionate about social justice and has a deep commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria Criminal Law Committee.

Ali comes from a Turkish background and can communicate in Turkish.