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Drug Driving – NSW

Charges Our client was charged with one count of driving with an illicit drug present in NSW. Background Our client was found to be driving under the influence of cannabis, the morning after having used the substance. For a first-time offender, this charge in NSW can be punishable with a fine up to $2,200.00 as …

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DISTRICT COURT TRIAL UPDATE

The verdict is out. After a hung jury, a mistrial and a third trial our client was found not guilty in the Brisbane District Court today for a sexual offence charge. Persistence and belief in the court system has resulted in the correct verdict for our client after enduring this charge in early 2019.

Torture, Grievous Bodily Harm & Acts Intended to Maim/ Disfigure/ Disable

Charge Torture, Grievous Bodily Harm & Acts Intended to Maim/ Disfigure/ Disable Background Our client was caught up in a misunderstanding between a couple whereby he intervened in a date that went wrong. The couple were attacking each other violently when our client intervened to stop the couple from further hurting each other. When witnesses …

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Producing Dangerous Drugs x 2 and Stealing Electricity

Charge Producing Dangerous Drugs x 2 and Stealing Background Police searched a residential house and found a sophisticated hydroponic system growing marijuana plants along with 1 pound of Cannabis Buds. Police located 168 plants in total. There was also a charge for stealing of electricity that ran the operation. Subsequently, our client was arrested and …

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Negotiated Sentence on Assault Charge

Charge Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm Background AOBH attracts a maximum of 7 years imprisonment. Our client was involved in a public place altercation which may also attract community service work by the Defendant. Process Whilst our instructions were to plead guilty, further evidence uncovered through CCTV footage was favourable for our client. Taking the time …

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Charge of Sexual Assault

Charge Sexual Assault Background Our client faced a serious charge of sexual assault hat holds a maximum term of life imprisonment. Our client instructed from the onset that they were not guilty. The allegation was as a result from a domestic relationship that was ending. Process As this was a serious allegation, investigating police and …

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Under the Influence of Liquor, UIL – Fail to Provide Specimen

Charge Under the Influence of Liquor, UIL – Fail to Provide Specimen. Background Our client was involved in a head on collision after the other vehicle crossed into our client’s lane and actually caused the collision. Police attended the accident scene and our client, whilst not at fault, tested positive for alcohol with a reading …

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Welcome New Staff Member

New Associate Family & Domestic Violence Lawyer Welcome To our Latest Lawyer – meet Corey Harrison. Corey is a legal practitioner admitted in both the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. Corey’s areas of expertise are family law, domestic violence and criminal defence and he acts for clients both locally and …

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Welcome New Staff Member

New Senior Associate Criminal Lawyer Rodney Keyte is an admitted legal practitioner of the Supreme Court of Queensland. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from Bond University. Since a very young age Rodney has always had a passion for criminal law and the justice system. Following his passion, …

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Possess Dangerous & Restricted Drugs

Charge Possess Dangerous Drugs x 3, Unlawful Possession of a Restricted Drug x 18, Possess Utensils, and Fail to Take Reasonable Care in Respect of Syringe Background Police executed a search warrant on our client’s premises and found various drugs, utensils and syringes. The controlled drugs found were controversial in that medically he had scripts …

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Peace and Good Behaviour Order

Charge Peace & Good Behaviour Application Background Our Client was served with a Peace & Good Behaviour Application. This was a personal dispute between neighbours that allegedly escalated to violent behaviour. Process Consideration of evidence and other witness statements allowed mediation to commence with the Complainant. Discussions continued on the day of first mention in …

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