Not Guilty of Indecent Assault Allegations

Our client is a 43 year old taxi driver from western Sydney. Charges of indecent assault were brought against him after a female passenger claimed that he touched her inappropriately on the arms and legs with his left hand while driving her home after a work Christmas party. Those charges carry a maximum penalty of ....

Not Guilty of Stealing a Motor Vehicle

Our client is a 35 year old man from Crows Nest in Sydney. He was charged with Take & Drive Conveyance and Carried in Conveyance Without the Owner’s consent. The police version of the events was that our client and his partner (the co-accused) stole the subject car from an underground carpark. CCTV footage showed ....

No Conviction for 800 Steroid Tablets

Our client is a 24 year old physical education student. Police say they observed him entering a ‘known drug premises’ and exiting a short time later with a package. They followed his car and pulled him over a short time later. They asked whether he had any drugs in the car, to which he replied ....

No Criminal Record for Possessing 7 ‘Ecstacy’ Tablets

Our client is a 25 year old man who works in the marketing industry. Police were conducting patrols outside a popular music festival with the assistance of their drug detection dogs, when a dog indicated the presence of drugs in our client’s possession. When asked by police as to whether he had any drugs on ....

No Criminal Record for 14 Ecstacy Tablets

Our client is a foreign national on a working holiday visa. A few months into her stay in Australia, she decided to attend a music festival with a group of friends. On the day of the festival, she was pressured to carry 14 MDMA (‘ecstacy’) tablets into the festival grounds. The male members of the ....

No Conviction for 8 Counts of Embezzlement

Our client was working for a large retailer and was alleged by the company to have misappropriated nearly $20,000 worth of cash and stock. Even though our client denied almost all of the claims, our client was pressured into making admissions of significant wrongdoing, after having been threatened with severe criminal charges and lengthy gaol ....

13 Fraud Charges Dismissed Due to Mental Health

Our client is a 48-year old registered nurse. She was charged with 13 counts of ‘Dishonestly Obtain Financial Advantage by Deception’ under section 192E of the Crimes Act (‘fraud’), and one count of Larceny (stealing). The ‘fraud’ charges each carry a maximum penalty of 10 years’ imprisonment and the maximum for larceny is 5 years. ....

Third ‘Non-Conviction’ for Drug Possession

Our client is a 38-year-old teacher. Police in plain clothes observed him stand up and exit a bar as they were entering the premises with a drug-detection dog. Police decided to approach him, at which time our client immediately produced a small bag of cocaine and handed it over to them. Police then arrested and ....

No Criminal Record for ‘Deemed Supply’ of 15 Ecstacy Tablets

Our client is a 24 year old student who was found to be in possession of 15 ecstasy tablets. During the police interview, he admitted intending to supply the tablets to his friends once they were all together inside the hotel they were intending to meet. Police charged our client with ‘deemed supply,’ alleging that ....