• Close
Two arrested over the stabbing of a teenager in Balmain

Two arrested over the stabbing of a teenager in Balmain

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News

Two arrested over the stabbing of a teenager in Balmain   Jeremy Allen and Cassandra Ross have been arrested and facing charges for stabbing a teenager outside Woolworths in Balmain. The 16-year-old boy was leaving Woolworths with his 14-year-old brother when he was approached by the accused for a cigarette lighter. The accused and the […]

Read more
WE WILL REPRESENT YOU PRO BONO!

WE WILL REPRESENT YOU PRO BONO!

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News, Section 10

Fans are fuming after police have warned anyone heading to UK electro group Above & Beyond‘s show in Sydney this weekend will be denied entry if a sniffer dog makes any indication they have or have had drugs on their person. If you or any one you know has been wrongfully refused from this gig, we will […]

Read more
AVO- Everything you need to know

AVO- Everything you need to know

Assault, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases

AVO- what you need to know   What is an AVO? It is Apprehended Violence Order made to protect a person who fears for his/her or childs own safety from violence, intimidation, or harassment. It is an order made by the Court to restrict the offender from future contact with the victim. You are in […]

Read more
Recreational marijuana use to be made legal in Australia

Recreational marijuana use to be made legal in Australia

Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News

One of the world’s largest cannabis companies is positioning itself for recreational marijuana use to be made legal in Australia, amid fresh political debate about the proposed reform. Why we shouldn’t prohibit cannabis The adverse social consequences of banning marijuana may outweigh the benefits — and think of the money lost in the process, writes […]

Read more
Why do wealthy people shoplift? An insider interview…

Why do wealthy people shoplift? An insider interview…

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News

Why do wealthy people shoplift? Yesterday, a client told me she stole an $8 jar of olives from Whole Foods and we discussed it. It’s not that she can’t afford it. She’s an heiress. It’s not that she’s selfish. She says she gives generously to charity. She claims to usually be ethical and stresses that […]

Read more
Domestic violence in the household

Domestic violence in the household

Assault, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News

Domestic violence in the household By Yavin Kumar @ Sydney Criminal Defence lawyers   Domestic violence can happen to anyone in any household, and can also occur in many forms and circumstances. In most cases, domestic violence results from an abuse of power or control from one person over another, which can result in horrific […]

Read more

Indecent assault charges dismissed

Assault, Criminal Law, Recent Cases

Fairfield Local Court – Our client was a father of two charged with indecent assault following a complaint made by a salesperson visiting him at home. Confident of our client’s innocence, and in the absence of any independent evidence to the contrary, we maintained a plea of not guilty. At hearing, the complainant and witnesses […]

Read more

Charges withdrawn and trial avoided after successful negotiation – Drug supply

Recent Cases

Our client was a young woman from Sydney charged with Supply Prohibited Drug after picking up some of her brother’s clothes to return to him. We negotiated vigorously with the prosecution up to the date of trial and persuaded them to withdraw the charge. Charges withdrawn and trial avoided after successful negotiation – Drug supply

Read more

Section 10 no conviction for possession of MDMA ecstasy

Criminal Law, Downing Centre Local Court, Drug Offences, Recent Cases, Recent News, Section 10

Downing Centre Local Court – April 2016 Our client was a young tradesman from Newcastle charged with Possess Prohibited Drug after being caught with a capsule of MDMA in the Sydney CBD. He made full admissions to police, and at sentence, we were able to persuade the magistrate to deal with his matter by way […]

Read more

No conviction for possession of MDMA ecstasy

Criminal Law, Downing Centre Local Court, Drug Offences, Recent Cases, Recent News, Section 10

Downing Centre Local Court – April 2016 Our client was a young British citizen on a working holiday who was caught with a bag of MDMA powder attending a DJ event in North Sydney. Despite the fact that he ran away from police and had to be detained with force (he was afraid of the […]

Read more