A LIFE IN LAW

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Born 1959, ed­u­cated Santa Sabina Col­lege, Strath­field

Worked as le­gal clerk in NSW At­tor­ney- Gen­eral’s De­part­ment while study­ing law Joined Di­rec­tor of Pub­lic Prose­cu­tions, aged 27, as solic­i­tor in charge of Child Sex­ual As­sault Unit

Ap­pears for DPP in at least 150 com­mit­tal pro­ceed­ings of child sex­ual as­sault across NSW, 1986 to 1990

Ap­pointed NSW Crown Pros­e­cu­tor, 1990

Pro­moted to Deputy Se­nior Crown Pros­e­cu­tor, 2002 Ap­pointed Se­nior Coun­sel, 2007 In­ves­ti­gated by ICAC in 2014 over al­le­ga­tions she en­cour­aged her son’s girl­friend,, Sophia Til­ley, to fake chest pains to de­lay a breath test after a car crash. Ms Cun­neen was cleared by the High Court

PROSE­CU­TIONS IN­CLUDE

Pae­dophile school­teacher Robert “Dolly” Dunn, sen­tenced to 20 years for 24 child sex of­fences

Gang rape leader Bi­lal Skaf, orig­i­nally sen­tenced to 55 years

“Butcher of Bega” Graeme Reeves, found guilty of re­mov­ing a pa­tient’s gen­i­talia with­out con­sent. Later re­leased on ap­peal

Col­lar bomber Paul Peters, sen­tenced to 14 years for chain­ing a fake bomb to teenager Madeleine Pul­ver

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