Johnston Withers

Dustin van Heuven.


Dustin joined Johnston Withers in 2023 and works primarily in our criminal law, family law and wills and estates teams.

Working on Barngarla lands (Port Augusta & Whyalla)

I enjoy navigating complex legal areas and advocating on behalf of my clients to achieve the best possible outcome.

Dustin's qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Dustin's experience

Dustin grew up in rural South Australia and was an active member of his community before later moving to Adelaide to study at University. While studying, he spent time shadowing Barristers in a variety of areas before finding a passion in criminal law. He clerked at multiple chambers in Adelaide as well as working on commercial contracts in the defence industry prior to joining Johnston Withers.

Dustin's expertise

Dustin has appeared in the Magistrates Court, assisted in District Court matters and Tribunal matters. He briefly worked in the Magistrates Court Legal Advice Service assisting with minor civil disputes and civil mediations. Dustin has a passion for advocacy which drives him to achieve the best outcome for his clients.

Outside of Law

Outside of work, Dustin enjoys playing football and watching sport, being part of the community and travelling when possible.

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