Mr Fouad Awada is a senior criminal lawyer with a wealth of experience representing clients in courts throughout NSW, ranging from Children’s and Local Courts to the NSW Supreme Court and NSW Court of Criminal Appeal.

Prior to joining Sydney Criminal Lawyers, Fouad worked for years as a defence lawyer with sole carriage of a large number of criminal and traffic cases – with the responsibility of independently undertaking those cases from commencement to finality.

He proved himself to be a fearsome and formidable courtroom lawyer, respected by colleagues, prosecutors and magistrates and judges alike.

He has successfully defended cases ranging from drug possession and drink driving, through to complex drug supply, importation, serious assault, sexual assault and dangerous driving trials.

A passionate and dedicated defence lawyer, Fouad fights to have charges dropped or downgraded at an early stage in the proceedings – in order for his clients to get on with their lives with minimal disruption.

He is committed and compassionate towards his clients, providing them with guidance and support throughout what can be a stressful and anxious period in their lives.

He prides himself on providing accurate advice about the law and legal options in a way that is easy to understand, and has represented clients from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Fouad speaks fluent Arabic and has close ties to the Arabic community. He lends his time to lecturing youth and is actively involved with a number of charities, including the St Vincent De Paul Society, Red Cross Foundation and Legacy.

Fouad is an integral member of Sydney’s best criminal defence team.

Fouad's Testimonials
"Happy with the overall result"

I had a pending case which I was able to beat and get a section 10. I am happy with the overall result that Fouad Awada did for me.

D. E. (Published by client on Google)

"Professional and approachable"

Professional and easy to access. Always willing to take the time out to discuss our matter. My brother-in-law and I had a good service from SCL. Thank you Fouad.

C.H. (Published by client on Google)

"Very helpful"

Very helpful, and always contactable. Fouad helped me through every process, and acheived the result I was after.

J.O. (Published by client on Google)

"Best lawyers in town!"

Best lawyers in town!

Fantastic results produced and service is of the highest.

Down to earth lawyers who treat you like family and do not hesitate to help you through each and every process.

Highly recommended, especially Senior Lawyer Fouad Awada who has been an absolute god send, keep up the great work.

(Published by client on Google)

"Provided with strong solutions"

A friend of mine recommended I get in touch with Fouad as I was dealing with a stressful and complicated issue.

I contacted Fouad on the weekend and not only did he take the time out of his weekend to talk to me, but provided me with goods solutions and thorough guidance.

I highly recommend Fouad as he’s not only knowledgable, but provides you with strong solutions.

J.B. (Published by client on Google)