Australian Criminal Defence is a team of dedicated criminal defence lawyers based in Sydney that handle all types of criminal matters and appear before all courts in Sydney and throughout Australia. Our lawyers have appeared in many serious criminal matters in Canberra, Victoria and Queensland and appear before the Local, District and Supreme Court in all types of matters including defended hearings, appeals, trials and sentence proceedings.

Our trusted team of experienced and qualified solicitors have a proven track record of success. Our unique and innovative approach to all aspects of criminal law means our clients only get the best of the best. At Australian Criminal Defence, we take the time to understand your personal situation because we know that every case is different. It is our goal to ensure you have the highest possible form of legal representation. We do this by taking the extra time to ensure you are completely up to speed throughout the entire process.

Our specialist criminal lawyers will have actual courtroom experience and we will ensure that you are as prepared as possible for whatever will come your way during the proceedings. With offices across Sydney, we are the team to call when you face a criminal charge.

Contact us today on  02 8815 8151 for a free consultation.

Our Criminal Law Services

Drugs Offence
Drugs Offence

Drugs Related Offences

Drug matters account for about one-third of matters in the District Court and are becomingly extremely common. Whether you are charged with a minor offence such as possession of drugs or the most serious of drug offences like supply or importation, it is important you find an experienced drugs lawyer in Sydney who can help you avoid a criminal conviction or even avoid imprisonment.

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Traffic Offences
Traffic Offences

Traffic Offences

Being in a situation where you could lose your driver licence can be stressful. Are you facing lengthy disqualifications of the road? Our lawyers are experts in traffic law and can assist you in obtaining the best possible outcome.

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Domestic Violence & AVO's
Domestic Violence & AVO's

Domestic/Family Violence

Domestic violence charges are taken very seriously in Australia. If you are charged it can place a heavy burden on your life, so be sure to find an experienced lawyer that has your best interest at heart.

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Sexual Assault Charges
Sexual Assault Charges

Sexual Assault Charges

When being charged with sexual assault it is crucial to look into employing the a specialist criminal defence lawyer in Sydney to ensure you receive the best representation possible. Quality lawyers understand sexual assault charges and will help in your time of need.

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White Collar Crime
White Collar Crime

Fraud and Proceeds of Crime

Fraud offences are extremely serious in nature, they often lead to sentences of full-time imprisonment. If you have been charged with a fraud offence, reach out to the team at Australian Criminal Defence to speak with our experienced criminal lawyers about your options.

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Murder & Manslaughter
Murder & Manslaughter

Murder & Manslaughter

Homicide offences are perhaps the most serious category of criminal offences in New South Wales and carry life imprisonment. In matters of this nature, it is crucial that you get advice from an experienced criminal lawyer to help get you the best result possible. If you have been charged with murder or manslaughter the team at Australian Criminal Defence are here to help you and advise you on the next steps that you need to take.

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Robbery & Burglary Charges
Robbery & Burglary Charges

Robbery & Burglary Charges

The offences of Robbery and Break and Enter carry significant terms of imprisonment and often lead to sentences of full-time imprisonment. If you have been charged with Robbery or a Break and Enter offence, call the team at Australian Criminal Defence to help you and advise you on the next steps that you need to take.

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Firearm & Weapons Charges
Firearm & Weapons Charges

Firearm & Weapons Charges

Firearms and weapon offences are extremely serious in nature. There is a range of offences that vary from the custody of a knife to firing at a dwelling house or possession of three or more prohibited firearms. If charged with a firearms offence, there is often potential for a prison sentence if found guilty. Our team has significant experience expertise in dealing with these offences.

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Severity and Conviction appeal
Severity and Conviction appeal

Severity and Conviction appeal

A severity appeal is an appeal against the sentence imposed by Magistrate or Judge in a lower court. A conviction appeal is a appeal against a magistrate or judges decision to find you guilty. If you feel that your sentence is harsh or believe that you are still not guilty after a verdict then contact our team and speak to our expert criminal appeals lawyers.

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Jury Trials
Jury Trials

Jury Trials

The twelve jurors chosen at random are likely to represent community and decide if an accused person is guilty or not when charged with a serious offence. Trial by jury is democratic in that the community participates in a vital criminal justice process. If you are facing a Jury Trial contact our team of expert criminal lawyers who appear regularly in jury trials.

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Criminal Penalties
Criminal Penalties

Criminal Penalties

If you plead guilty to an offence or are found guilty of an offence in New South Wales, you will be sentenced by a court. A court has the discretion to impose many kinds of penalties in New South Wales. The impacts of each vary in range and can be very important to a person’s life. Contact our expert criminal lawyers to discuss the penalties that may be imposed in your matter.

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Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime
Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime

Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime

Persons can be deprived of assets derived from serious criminal activity whether or not they were convicted of a criminal offence. The main aim of Proceeds of Crime acts is to prevent people from benefitting from criminal offences. The Australian Federal Police can apply to Freeze, Restrain your property. Contact our expert Proceeds of Crime Lawyers who can defend these actions taken out against you.

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Commonwealth Offence
Commonwealth Offence

Commonwealth Offence

A Commonwealth criminal offence is charged where there is a breach of the law of the Commonwealth, such as the Customs Act or the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth). These include taxation, social security fraud and Migration offences. Contact our team of expert Criminal Lawyers if you have been charged with a Commonwealth Offence.

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