Caprice Gobie-Smith

Lawyer

Caprice joined Gilshenan & Luton in 2019. Initially starting as a paralegal, Caprice gained extensive experience in the criminal jurisdiction assisting our solicitors on a variety of criminal trials and coronial inquests before being admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2022.

Caprice appears frequently in all Courts across Queensland in both simple and complex matters. In the criminal defence area, Caprice is available to assist in all aspects of criminal law, with particular experience in:

  • drug related offences, including large scale trafficking matters;
  • assault offences (including offences of violence, sexual assault and rape);
  • traffic matters (including serious offences such as dangerous operation of a motor vehicle);
  • domestic and family violence matters (for both the aggrieved and respondents); and
  • coronial investigations.

In addition, Caprice also regularly assists complainants and victims who require assistance in navigating our criminal justice system.

Caprice maintains a strong relationship with her clients and is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for her clients.

Outside of work, Caprice enjoys spending time with her mini dachshund ‘Alfie’ and travelling.

Recent articles by Caprice

Unlicensed driving in Queensland

Unlicensed driving in Queensland

To drive a motor vehicle on a road in Queensland, a driver must hold a valid licence. If a driver is intercepted by police and does not hold a valid driver licence, they could be charged with an offence of driving unlicensed.
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Car stealing and unlawful use or possession of motor vehicles

Car stealing and unlawful use or possession of motor vehicles

With the “youth crime” crisis being a hot topic of public debate at the moment, the offence of car stealing is never far from the media spotlight. Stories of victim’s cars being stolen - often accompanied by home security footage showing the offenders in the act - feature regularly on the nightly news bulletins.
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Could your behaviour constitute unlawful stalking?

Could your behaviour constitute unlawful stalking?

Did you know that intentionally directing your attention towards another person, where that person considers the attention to be unwelcome, destructive, or dangerous can amount to unlawful stalking?
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Industrial manslaughter in Queensland

Industrial manslaughter in Queensland

Industrial manslaughter occurs when a worker dies at work due to negligence by a business or its senior officer. It is a criminal offence.
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