Australian Criminal Defence is a law firm based in Sydney that specialises in all criminal law matters.

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.

Every one of our lawyers is highly experienced and dedicated to pursuing the best possible outcome for all clients. At Australian Criminal Defence, we take the time to understand your personal situation because we know that every case is different.

No matter what situation you have been placed in, you can trust our lawyers to help navigate through the tough times. Our solicitors are passionate and are consistently achieve exceptional results which help to keep our clients happy.

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. This is especially vital if your case involves a court appearance.

You may not think how you act and present yourself in court is important, but it certainly is and can have an impact on the final outcome. A quality solicitor from Australian Criminal Defence will brief you throughout the process so you understand aspects like what to say at certain times and what you should wear.

All our lawyers have actual courtroom experience and we will ensure that you are as prepared as possible for whatever will come your way during the proceedings. Many clients are afraid of the unknown in the courtroom and therefore we aim to do as much as we can to alleviate any negative feelings before stepping into the court.

We guarantee that our clients will be represented by the best team of specialist criminal defence lawyers with an enormous amount of courtroom experience and years of dealing with criminal matters.

Meet the team

Joseph Harb: Criminal Lawyer Sydney

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Joseph Harb is the Principal of a prestigious criminal law firm – Sydney City Crime- Mr Harb has a solid reputation across the city for his skill and determination in high profile criminal cases.  He is particularly known for the results he has achieved in drug supply and importation matters.

Mr Harb has navigated a number of highly complex cases involving large quantities of drugs and secured acquittals before judges, juries and local court magistrates alike. Hundreds of his cases in the local court have resulted in no convictions being recorded. Mr Harb’s eye for detail and his professional reputation with the courts and prosecutors have allowed him to get the best results possible for his clients.

Joseph regularly appears before the Local, District, and Supreme Courts of New South Wales on behalf of clients charged with various offences including Murder, Sexual Assault, Fraud and White-Collar Crime.  He also has extensive experience in matters involving the NSW Crime Commission in Proceeds of Crime proceedings.


Mark Davis: Criminal Lawyer Sydney

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Mark Davis is a highly respected criminal lawyer. His particular expertise is in Commonwealth offences: drug imports, foreign fighter offences and high-risk offender orders. A former correspondent and investigative journalist, he now applies his forensic skills to the practice of law and acts for individuals or businesses embroiled in criminal or civil disputes throughout the region.


Nic Christian: Practice Manager

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Nic Christian works closely with our criminal defence lawyers and ensures the smooth case management of your matter. If you need an update on your matter and your lawyer is at court,  Nic is here to take your call.


Elise Allen – Paralegal

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Elise is our associate paralegal who provides valuable support to our team of specialist criminal lawyers and liaisons with our dedicated team of barristers and experts to ensure that all aspects of your case are carefully explored.


Michael Large – Paralegal

Michael is our dedicated paralegal who supports our team with his legal research skills and meticulous eye for detail when assisting our lawyers to prepare our cases.


We Are Here to Help!

Whether you are charged with a drink driving offence or are facing extensive criminal charges, we will use our expert legal knowledge and fight for you the whole way to ensure you get the best possible outcome, whatever your situation.

Call Australian Criminal Defence on 0415 932 866

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