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Aggravated Sexual Assault

The Rules Relating to Commencing and Discontinuing Criminal Prosecutions in NSW

by Ugur Nedim & Sonia Hickey
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Victoria is facing a barrage of criticism after withdrawing the criminal charges against a de-frocked Catholic Priest. The complainant, now in her early 60s, has spent nearly a decade trying...

NSW Police Officers Charged with Sexually Assaulting and Filming Schoolgirl

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
They take an oath to uphold the law and protect the community; a community that pays over $3 billion every year in New South Wales alone for their service. But, there are dozens of examples of police officers who have...

Complainant’s History of False Sexual Assault Allegations is Inadmissible, Court Rules

by Paul Gregoire & Ugur Nedim
A recent decision in the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal (NSWCCA) upheld a District Court decision not to allow evidence before a jury that suggests a woman has a history of making false sexual assault allegations, in a sexual assault...

Complainant’s History of False Sexual Assault Allegations is Inadmissible

by Sonia Hickey & Ugur Nedim
In a recent decision, a five judge bench of the New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal (NSWCCA) ruled that legislation which prevents criminal defence lawyers from asking questions to complainants in sexual assault cases about their sexual history extends...

Man Imprisoned for Assaulting and Raping Own Mother

by Ugur Nedim
A Western Australian man who physically assaulted his 56-year old mother before sexually assaulting her three times has been sentenced to a full-term of 17 years in prison. According to court papers, the man – whose identity is subject to...

The Law and Penalties for Aggravated Sexual Assault in New South Wales

by Ugur Nedim
A man who was found guilty by a jury in Downing Centre District Court of multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault, kidnapping and armed robbery has been sentenced to a full term of 38 years in prison with a non-parole...

Another NRL Star Accused of Sexual Assault

by Ugur Nedim
Just weeks after NRL star Jarryd Hayne was charged with aggravated sexual assault over an incident on Grand Final night, another NSW State of Origin player has found himself accused of the very same offence. 27-year old St George Dragons...

NRL Star Accused of Aggravated Sexual Assault

by Ugur Nedim
Things have gone from bad to worse for former Parramatta Eels Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne. It has been reported that the two time Dally M medallist and former San Francisco 49ers player – against whom civil proceedings for sexual...

12 Reasons to Choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Being prosecuted for a criminal or traffic offence can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may be unfamiliar with the process, unsure of the best way forward and concerned about the outcome. But whether you are charged with a less-serious matter...

Men Charged A Second Time Over the Death of Lynette Daley

by Sonia Hickey
On the day after Australia Day in 2011, Paramedics were called to a remote area of Ten Mile Beach in Northern New South Wales. On the sand, a woman lay dead. Two men were with her when she died. For...
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