Mr Mehmet Yilmaz completed a double degree of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce and gained valuable experience in a range of demanding roles – including assisting a prominent barrister at a Sydney chambers, providing support work for a magistrate at a New South Wales courthouse and working in a public legal organisation – before joining the Sydney Criminal Lawyers defence team.
Mehmet is a passionate and dedicated lawyer who is committed to ensuring that his clients achieve optimal outcomes in their criminal and traffic cases.
He is an empathetic lawyer who is committed to social justice, and is known for his strong work ethic which is applied to ensuring his clients receive the most comprehensive and highest quality legal representation – whatever the allegations against them may be.
Mehmet fights hard to have cases withdrawn or downgraded at an early stage of the proceedings, through formulating and executing defence strategies that achieve results. He frequently does this by carefully analysing cases, identifying weaknesses, building defence cases and pushing prosecutorial bodies to accede to defence requests.
He is also a persuasive courtroom advocate whose calm and professional demeanour frequently enables him to convince magistrates and judges to agree with defence submissions.
Mehmet is a valuable member of Sydney’s best criminal defence team.