Vinny Vijay is a Senior Associate with several years of experience practising exclusively in criminal defence.
He is a highly sought-after and respected defence lawyer who is vastly experienced in courtroom advocacy at all levels of the criminal justice system.
Throughout his career, Vinny has regularly appeared independently in a broad range of criminal cases, including:
- Complex Local Court defended hearings,
- Bail applications in the Local, District and Supreme Courts,
- Sentencing proceedings in the Local and District Courts,
- Mental health applications such as section 14 applications (previously known as ‘section 32 applications’), fitness hearings and the defence of mental impairment, and
- All manner of appeals, from licence appeals in the Local Court, to firearms reviews in the NCAT, to severity and conviction appeals in the District Court and New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal.
Vinny is also vastly experienced in preparing and instructing counsel in jury trials, from commercial drug cases, to aggravated sexual assaults, manslaughter and murder.
He has substantial experience in successfully representing clients in pre-trial applications such as forensic procedure applications and committal hearings, resulting in cases being thrown out of court, and has a special interest in the abuse of powers by police officers including unlawful arrests and searches.
Vinny brings a forensically minded approach to criminal law, ensuring his clients benefit from meticulous preparation and effective execution of case strategy, as a product of Vinny’s extensive knowledge of legal and procedural requirements that prosecutors must satisfy to proceed with cases.
Putting this knowledge to practise frequently enables Vinny to have charges withdrawn or dismissed in court.
He is a passionate and empathetic defence lawyer who is tenacious in ensuring his clients have the greatest prospects of success, doggedly pursuing lines of inquiry – from potential defence witnesses and exculpatory evidence, to forensic investigation by experts – in order to achieve positive outcomes.
Vinny is an integral part of Sydney’s best criminal defence team.
I got a very good result!
Vinny is super nice and professional, he is a very good man and thanks to him, I got a very good result!
I am very very thankful and appreciative for everything he's done for me
I cannot thank my solicitor Vinny Vijay enough for his excellent work today. I was convicted for an offence which I was wrongly charged for in the first place. Adding to this stress was my physical health, financial stress, frustration with my previous solicitor and not understanding legal processes. Vinny explained the law, outlined in clear language the steps in the process that where needed to be done for my appeal. He was reassuring, articulate, knowledgeable and effective. Vinny made the process so much easier and gave me peace of mind in a stressful but successful outcome. I hope I'm never in a situation like this ever again, but if I were, I would turn to Vinny any day. He is God sent to me and I am very very thankful and appreciative for everything he's done for me. He not just saved my reputation but also my job, my livelihood. Thank you again Vinny.
Very good outcome more then I had expected
Really happy to have Vinny Vijay representing me at the court today. With very good outcome more then I had expected.
I highly recommend Vinny Vijay any one who is seeking legal advice he has profound knowledge and experience. Thank you again for your time and effort for this result.
An exemplary lawyer
SCL a great bunch. Special mention to Vinny who continued to help me long after court with any advice and follow ups I needed. An exemplary lawyer.
Delivers the best outcomes for their clients
I search all the law firms and choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers because of it’s consistent 5 star reviews.
And I am right, the firm delivers the best outcomes for their clients. I am pleasure to have Vinny Vijay represented me in my case, I cannot thank him enough. Vinny is knowledgeable and professional, he also demonstrated compassion and empathy for my situation. He helped me to understand the court process and supported me step by step. Very pleased with my outcome, and I am grateful for all of his efforts. Excellent service and strongly recommend Vinny to anyone seeking legal assistance. He is an outstanding lawyer who truly cares about their clients and will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome. Thank you.
Demonstrated compassion and empathy for my situation
Not only was Vinny knowledgeable and professional, but he also demonstrated compassion and empathy for my situation. He worked tirelessly to secure a favorable outcome for me, and I am grateful for all of his efforts.
Overall, I highly recommend Vinny to anyone seeking legal assistance. He is an outstanding lawyer who truly cares about their clients and will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome.
Great to talk with and offered great advice
Vinny Vijay helped me out with 2 cases and achieved 2 great results. Was great to talk with and offered great advice. Would definitely recommend.
Good services by Vinny.
My case has been successful. I highly recommend you to use his service.
Mr Vinny Vijay is a very confident and capable lawyer and is instrumental to the success of my case. My case has been successful. I highly recommend you to use his service.
Would highly recommend Mr Vinny Vijay.. Truckloads of thanks.