Dennis Miralis

 

Phone: (02) 9264 8884

Office: Sydney

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Dennis Miralis is a leading Australian defence lawyer who acts and advises in complex domestic and international criminal law matters.

Specialising in representing clients in international criminal law matters involving multiple jurisdictions, his practice focusses on the following areas:  white-collar and corporate crime; money laundering and proceeds of crime; serious fraud; cybercrime; asset forfeiture; bribery and corruption; extradition and mutual assistance; Interpol notices; anti-terrorism law; national security law; criminal intelligence law; digital currency and encryption law; surveillance law and controlled operations law.

Dennis also specialises in matters involving the New South Wales Crime Commission, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Independent Commission Against Corruption and Royal Commissions.

He appears in all courts throughout Australia and regularly travels outside of Australia for complex international criminal law matters.

 

Memberships and Associations

  • The Law Reviews Expert Panel 2018
  • The NSW Law Society
  • International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Law Asia
  • The Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law
  • The Legal Aid serious crime panel
  • The Extradition Lawyers Association
  • The Lawyer Network
  • The Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association (HAL)
  • European Criminal Bar Association
  • The American Bar Association (International Associate)
    • International Law Committee
    • Criminal Law Committee
  • The International Bar Association
    • Anti Corruption Committee
    • Criminal Law Committee
    • Business Crime Committee
  • International Law Association – Australian Branch
  • Transparency International
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
  • International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law
  • International Association for Cryptologic Research
  • Australian Institute of International Affairs
  • United Nations Association Australia
  • Commonwealth Lawyers Association
  • Cybercrime Practitioners Association
  • Defence Extradition Lawyers’ Forum
  • International Association of Cyber & Economic Crime Professionals

 

Attendance at national and international conferences

2018 Participated in Virtual Round Table conducted by Corporate Live Wire – Fraud & White Collar Crime

Virtual Round Table – Fraud White Collar Crime 2018 – PDF

2017 Attendance at The Hague Academy of International Law  Advanced Course on International Law and Economic Crime (with a focus on corporate crime, money laundering, bribery and corporate compliance) – The Hague

2017 International Bar Association Annual Conference – Sydney

2017 Corruption Network Annual Forum – Sydney

2017 Clariden Executive Programme Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing – Sydney

2017 International Bar Association Transnational Crime Conference – Lisbon

2017  Australian Cyber Security Centre Conference – Canberra

2017 AML & Financial Crime Asia Summit – Singapore

2017 Financial Compliance Asia Summit – Singapore

2016 Anti – Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime: Laws and Counter Measures – Sydney

2016 3rd Annual Financial Crime Asia Summit – Singapore

2016 Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance Annual conference – Hobart

2015 Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance Annual Conference – Melbourne

2013 Criminal Law Conference – Vietnam

 

Certificates

2018: Certificate in Sanctions Compliance – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

2018: The Open University – Certificate of Achievement – Introduction to Cyber Security

2018: Certificate in “The Fight Against Corruption” – awarded by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

2018: Certificate in “Cross Border Cases and Human Rights” – awarded by Fair Trials

2017: Corruption Prevention Network Annual Forum

2017: Certificate in Cyber-enabled Crime – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

2017: Certificate in (Anti Money Laundering) Foundations – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

2017: Certificate in Counter-Terrorist Financing – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

2017: Awarded Certificate of Attendance from the The Hague Academy of International Law – Advanced Course on International Law and Economic Crime (with a focus on corporate crime, money laundering, bribery and corporate compliance)

 

Short Courses

2018: Charles Sturt University IT Masters Short course – Cyber Law: Applying law to emerging cyber dangers

 

Publications

International Investigations Review Eighth Edition – Australian Chapter

What makes a Deferred Prosecution Agreements Scheme Desirable? Are There Other Options?

International Criminal Law: What Do You Do If You Accidentally Breach Laws?

The International Problem of Criminal Law

Sweetening the Pot: Incentive or Bribery?

Regulating Bitcoin Exchanges – Preventing AML

Virtual Round Table – Fraud White Collar Crime 2018 – PDF

Australia: an increasingly global approach Global Investigations Review – Co author of Australian chapter for Global Investigations Review – Asia Pacific Investigations Review 2018

Dennis is a Lexology author.

 

Awards and Recommendations

2018

Doyles names Nyman Gibson Miralis a First Tier Criminal Defence Law Firm

Doyles names Dennis Miralis a Leading Australian Criminal Defence Lawyer

Global Law Experts name Dennis Miralis as their Exclusive International Criminal Law Expert in Australia

Global Law Experts name Nyman Gibson Miralis International White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year in Australia

InterContinental Finance & Law names Nyman Gibson Miralis White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year

Corporate LiveWire names Nyman Gibson Miralis White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year

2017

Global Law Experts nominated Dennis Miralis as Exclusive Recommended White Collar Crime Expert For Australia

Doyles Legal Guide named Dennis Miralis as a leading Criminal Defence Lawyer in Sydney, New South Wales

Doyles Legal Guide named Dennis Miralis as a leading Criminal Defence Lawyer in Australia

Doyles Guide named Nyman Gibson Miralis as a Leading Criminal Defence Law Firm – New South Wales

2016

Global Law Experts named Dennis Miralis as their Recommended Attorney for White Collar Criminal Defence in Australia.

Global Law Experts named Nyman Gibson Miralis as the Leading White Collar Defence Firm in Australia

Corporate LiveWire named Nyman Gibson Miralis as the Leading White Collar Defence Firm in Australia

Corporate LiveWire named Nyman Gibson Miralis as the Leading Criminal Defence Firm in Australia

Doyles Legal Guide named Dennis Miralis as a Leading Criminal Defence Lawyer

Doyles Guide named Nyman Gibson Miralis as a Leading Criminal Defence Law Firm in New South Wales

 

Exclusive member of The Lawyer Network for White Collar Crime in Australia.

Dennis Miralis has had feature articles published in the NSW Law Society Journal, has appeared on all major television channels to discuss criminal law  and his essays have been included in HSC and University reading lists.