No Conviction for L Plater Charged With Low Range Drink Driving

The Magistrate in Downing Centre Local Court allowed our 34 year old client from Mosman to avoid a conviction and a licence disqualification despite the fact that he was an ‘L plater’ and registered a blood alcohol reading of 0.07. The charge arose when our client decided to drive home after having some drinks on....

Client Avoids Conviction after Police Pursuit at 216km/h

Police pursuit, also known as ‘Skye’s law’, is treated seriously by the courts. The latest sentencing statistics for Skye’s law cases show that 933 cases came before the courts in the past 4 years. Of those cases, 387 people were sent to prison (41%), 177 received ‘suspended prison sentences’ (19%), 155 received good behaviour bonds....

Not Guilty of all charges including Aggravated Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death

A Jury in Downing Centre District Court found our 22 year old client ‘not guilty’ of all charges after a hard-fought two week trial involving extensive expert evidence. Our client faced charges of Aggravated Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death, Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death, Negligent Driving Occasioning Death and Police Pursuit (‘Skye’s Law‘). The charges arose from....