Kerala Drew


Kerala graduated with First Class Honours from Queen Mary University of London, having completed her law degree in London, and also Hong Kong. Kerala was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2018 and since then, has practised primarily in criminal, family, domestic violence and child protection law.

Kerala regularly appears on a daily basis in the Magistrates Court, and instructs Counsel in District and Supreme Court matters, including complex criminal trials.  Kerala has experience with summary matters, indictable offences, and bail applications amongst others.  Kerala strives to ensure her clients are kept up to date throughout their court proceedings, that they fully understand the processes involved and prides herself on achieving the best outcome for all clients, as indicated by recent testimonials on our website. 

Kerala also undertakes Mental Health Review Tribunals, advocating for the best interests of the client and ensuring the client fully understands the processes and outcome. 

Kerala has Legal Aid accreditation as Criminal Duty Lawyer, Child Protection Duty Lawyer and Domestic and Family Violence Duty Lawyer.

Outside of work, Kerala enjoys exploring QLD and Australia (COVID 19 allowing!) and spending time with her young family. 

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Traffic Law
  • Child Protection Law
  • Mental Health Law
  • Domestic Violence Law
  • General Legal Advice