Mr Unkles is an expert in civilian and military law, an accredited mediator, logistics officer and substance abuse counsellor.

He has served as a Crown Prosecutor for the Commonwealth DPP, a prosecutor for the Victorian and NSW police, with the Victoria WorkCover Authority and as an advocate for the Aboriginal Legal Aid Service. His military law experience includes trial advocate, legal adviser to command and personnel on all aspects of military and civilian law and inquiry officer on ADF equity and diversity practices. Currently Mr Unkles is a lawyer and mediator with the Victorian Government.