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Ugur Nedim

Ugur Nedim
Ugur Nedim is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist with 25 years of experience as a Criminal Defence Lawyer. He is the Principal of Sydney Criminal Lawyers®.

Drug Supply Charges: Pleading Guilty, Remorse and Rehabilitation Can Significantly Reduce Sentence

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A former AFL player has been sentenced to a full term of five years and four months in prison, with a non-parole period of three years, after being sentenced over multiple counts of supplying a prohibited drug as well as...

Bail Applications in NSW: Showing Cause and the Unacceptable Risk Test

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Much has been made recently by the mainstream media about the supposed ease by which those facing allegations of domestic violence offences are granted bail and released into the community. But the fact of the matter is that New South...

The Law, Defences and Penalties for the Public Order Offence of Riot in NSW

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Three people have now been charged over the aftermath of a stabbing of a Bishop at the Christ the Good Shepherd church in Wakeley in Sydney’s Western Suburbs. The stabbing A 16 year old who is reported to have been...

Law, Penalties and Defences for Assaulting Frontline Emergency and Health Workers in NSW

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New South Wales Police have charged a 31- year old man over allegations he sexually touched and threatened a female paramedic who was trying to help him.  Police allege the incident occurred inside an ambulance on 30 March 2024, while...

What are the Rules for Strip Searches in New South Wales?

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The number of strip searches conducted by police officers in New South Wales has increased twenty-fold over the past twenty years, and the figures continue to rise despite multiple inquiries finding these invasive procedures are routinely being conducted in contravention...

Law, Defences and Penalties for Speed Racing, Drag Racing and Burnouts in NSW

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The adrenalin that comes with having a drag race or doing a burnout may be appealing to some, especially younger drivers who revel in the thrill of driving powerful cars. But it’s important to be aware undertaking these activities on...

Is a Criminal Offence Considered More Serious If Motivated by Hatred or Prejudice?

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Australian Women’s Soccer Captain Sam Kerr has found herself on the wrong side of the law in London, England after an alleged altercation with a taxi driver over a fare early last year. The Matilda’s captain put in a stellar...

The Offence of Intent to Murder in New South Wales

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A shooting at the offices of a Sydney law firm has led to the arrest of a 79-year old man, who has been charged with intent to murder.  The man opened fire at the offices of Van Cooney Lawyers on...

The Criminal Offence of Hindering an Investigation in NSW

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A New South Wales woman pleaded guilty to criminal charges following a vehicle collision at Yanco near Leeton in the Riverina region of New South Wales on 4 April 2023, which resulted in the death of a mother and her...

Can I Get a Harsher Penalty if I Appeal a Decision in NSW?

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If you’re disappointed by an outcome of a criminal case in court, or you’ve received a hefty penalty notice for a traffic or minor criminal offence, you may be tempted to appeal a decision or, in the case of a...
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