We have extensive experience in representing and defending a diverse range of clients that have been accused or formally charged with criminal offences. We routinely defend clients against State and Commonwealth prosecutions in the NSW Local, District and Supreme Courts as well as courts throughout Australia. As accomplished court advocates, we are confident, that there is no matter too small or too large for us to deal with.
We understand that being charged with a criminal offence can have serious consequences on your future employment, career, and relationships. We promise to keep you fully informed at every stage of the legal proceedings so that you are aware of the status of your case and all the possible outcomes.
We have decades of experience in advising and representing financial institutions, multinational corporates, and senior management. We will assist you in every stage of the legal proceedings, from the initial investigation right through to representing you before a Tribunal, Commission and/or Court.
Corporate crime cases are intricate and can raise various highly sensitive issues. We recognise the reputational risks for you and/or your companies when facing investigations, inquiries and criminal charges. We will work with you to minimise risk and exposure. You can trust us, to deal with your sensitive matters with utmost discretion and confidentiality.
We can advise you on how to manage various collateral issues, including:
- Media management
- The risk of shareholder litigation
- ASX disclosure rules
- Whistle-blower provisions
- Industrial relations
- ACCC and ASIC regulation
As expert negotiators and litigators, we have extensive experience advising companies of all sizes and high-profile individuals in relation to a wide range of white collar criminal matters including, bribery and corruption, corporate investigations, insider trading, financial prosecutions, and fraud. We work closely with regulatory authorities and enforcement agencies, such as the New South Wales fraud and drug squads, to ensure the protection of your rights.
We can defend you on all corporate crime charges including:
- ASIC investigations
- Coronial inquests
- Employee discrimination
- Environmental offences
- Insider trading
- Money Laundering
- Privileges and immunities
- Public and private corruption
- Tax fraud and enforcement
- WorkCover prosecutions
Over the years, we have successfully defended clients charged with drug offences including possession, supply, manufacture and/or import and export of drugs and/or prohibited substances.
If you have found yourself in trouble with the law in relation to a drug or alcohol related offence, we can inform you of your rights and whether this incident may result in you getting a criminal record or conviction. If a guilty plea is appropriate, we will prepare a strong case in litigation for you and secure you the best result on a plea.
We will not only help you fight your charges but can also work with you to develop a rehabilitation program and relapse prevention plan.
Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) & Protection
We appear for both Applicants (the person in need of protection) and Defendants (the person against whom an AVO is being made) in Apprehended Violence Order proceedings.
If you encounter intimidation, stalking, abuse or other such threatening conduct we can assist you with applying for an AVO, preparing your evidence and appearing in court on your behalf.
We understand that this is an incredibly difficult time for you and will provide you with the help and support needed to see it through. If you require physical protection, we will advise a path that best suits your circumstances and ensures that you feel safe.
Rest assured that we will treat your case with professionalism, respect, and confidentiality.
Homicide cases are the most serious offences anyone can be charged with. It is imperative to receive legal representation as soon as possible.
We will provide expert advice and representation before the charge is even laid, guiding you through your initial interactions with police and continuing to manage the matter as it proceeds through the judicial system.
We can provide you with professional and timely advice to optimise your legal position in the face of this serious charge.
Traffic and Licensing
We are one of the most established and experienced traffic and licensing firms in Sydney. We have years of experience handling all types of traffic law and licensing matters, including but not limited to, dangerous driving occasioning death or bodily harm, driving whilst suspended, reckless driving or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Our emphasis on clear and direct communication ensures that you are kept fully informed throughout the judicial process. We are committed to attaining the best possible outcome for you.
We understand how important your licence is to your job, your family and your freedom. Whether you are facing penalties or charges and/or need to retain your Drivers Licence we can help you. We regularly appear in Court and Tribunals to deal with a range of traffic allegations and offences.
We will investigate your case, help you prepare for your Court appearance and strongly advocate on your behalf.
We have extensive experience representing:
- Private Individual Car Drivers
- Motorcycle Riders
- Taxi Drivers
- Truck (Prime Mover) and Heavy Vehicle Drivers
- Bus Drivers
- Businesses who own and trade fleets of vehicles Work licences
- Habitual offenders
We have experience in defending penalties, allegations, and charges for licences in all forms of transportation including:
- Boats, Ships, Vessels and Watercraft Licences,
- Train Driver Licences
- Aircraft Pilot Licences
Fixed and fair cost estimates
We are always open and honest about our fees and associated costs. In some traffic and licensing matters we agree on fixed legal costs, however, this may not always be possible.
To ensure transparency and clarity, we will provide a genuine cost estimate at your initial consultation. Costs can often be reduced if you assist us in the preparation of your matter.