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Criminal Lawyers Sydney

If you have been charged with a criminal or traffic offence or are under investigation you need Hannay Lawyers.

Our Sydney criminal lawyers are available 24/7 to give you advice and if necessary represent you in all matters relating to criminal and traffic law.

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How We Can Help You

Drug Charges

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Assault Charges

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Fraud / Dishonesty

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Brisbane & Gold Coast Sex Offences Lawyers

Sexual Offences

Brisbane & Gold Coast Domestic Violence Lawyers

Domestic Violence

Brisbane & Gold Coast Murder & Manslaughter Lawyers

Indictable Charges

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Traffic Offences

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Drink Driving Offences

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Disciplinary Law

Why Choose Our Sydney Criminal Lawyers?

With a team of experienced and dedicated Sydney Criminal lawyers, we specialize in providing the highest quality criminal law help to individuals facing criminal charges in Sydney and across Australia. Our track record of success, industry recognition, and commitment to our clients makes us the go-to choice for anyone in need of skilled and effective legal representation in the most minor to the most serious criminal charges.

Do I Need Criminal Lawyers Sydney?

If you have been charged with a traffic or criminal offence, regardless of how minor or serious it is, do not consider representing yourself.

At Hannay Lawyers, our team of  criminal lawyers Sydney have accumulated thousands of court appearances. This experience and knowledge of the relevant laws cannot be understated. Criminal and traffic law matters can appear to be trivial, but when before a court can become very complex, quickly. Notwithstanding this, the importance of ascertaining the extent of the evidence against you and whether such evidence may be inadmissible requires strong legal insight and expertise.

If you believe you may be entitled to Legal Aid, Hannay Lawyers can assist you with your application.

About Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Our reputation is built on our ability to consistently deliver outstanding results for our clients. With decades of combined experience, our team of specialist criminal lawyers possess the expertise, knowledge, and skills necessary to handle a wide range of criminal law matters.

Whether you are facing charges related to drug offenses, domestic violence, traffic offenses, assault and violent crimes, fraud and white-collar crimes or sexual offenses our team is here to fight for your rights and ensure you receive the best possible outcome.

Why Choose Criminal Lawyers Sydney

When it comes to choosing a criminal defense lawyer, there are several reasons why Criminal lawyers stands out from the rest:

  1. High Success Rate: Our track record speaks for itself. Our clients have received outstanding results. By choosing us, you increase your chances of achieving the best outcome.
  2. Award-Winning Firm: We are proud to have been consistently recognised as one of the top criminal defense law firms in Australia by the independent Doyles Review.
  3. Strong Relationships with Judges and Magistrates: Our regular appearances in courts across NSW have allowed us to build strong relationships with judges and magistrates. This enables us to make critical forensic decisions and has resulted in cases being thrown out and legal costs being awarded in favor of our clients.
  4. Negotiation Skills: We are experts at negotiating early in the proceedings with the prosecution. Over the years, we have achieved a proven track record in successfully getting charges dropped early, saving our clients from unnecessary trials and potential convictions.
  5. Free First Consultation: We understand the importance of trust and communication. We offer a first consultation free of charge with an experienced criminal defence lawyer. During this consultation, you can discuss your case, ask questions, and get a clear understanding of how we can help you.

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Our Practice Areas

We can help you in a range of criminal and traffic law matters.

Drug Offences

From possession to supply and drug trafficking, our criminal lawyers have successfully defended clients facing a wide range of drug-related charges. We understand the complexities of drug laws and have the knowledge and skills to build a strong defence strategy.

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Domestic Violence

A sensitive approach is required in domestic violence matters, as well as a thorough understanding of the dynamics.Our lawyers have helped numerous clients navigate through domestic violence charges, providing strategic legal representation with great results.

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Traffic Offences

Whether you are facing charges for DUI, dangerous driving, or other traffic offences, our team can provide expert guidance and representation. We understand the potential consequences of traffic offences and work diligently to protect your rights and minimise the impact on your life.

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Assault and Violent Crimes

Being charged with assault or any violent crime can have severe consequences. Our experienced criminal lawyers have a thorough understanding of relevant legislation and case law and can develop effective defence strategies tailored to your specific case.

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Fraud and White Collar Crimes

If you are facing charges related to fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, or any other white-collar crime, our team has the expertise to handle complex financial cases.

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Sexual Offences

Sexual offence charges carry a significant stigma and harsh penalties. We leave no stone unturned in building a robust defence strategy to achieve the best possible outcome.

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Murder and Manslaughter

When facing charges as serious as murder or manslaughter, you need an experienced legal team on your side. Our criminal lawyers have successfully defended clients in high-profile murder cases, utilising our extensive knowledge of criminal law to provide a strong defence and protect your rights.

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All Other Matters

Hannay Lawyers is a leading Australian criminal law firm known for its expertise in handling a wide range of criminal law matters. With their experienced team of criminal lawyers, we provide comprehensive legal representation and strategic counsel to clients, ensuring the best possible outcomes in their criminal cases.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do criminal lawyers do in Sydney?

Criminal lawyers can be either prosecution or defence lawyers. Criminal defence lawyers are those who represent people who have been charged with crimes and appear in court. Prosecution lawyers are the ones who prosecute these people.

How Can Criminal Lawyers Represent You in Court?

Being accused of a crime can be a daunting experience, and navigating the legal system can be overwhelming. That’s why hiring a criminal lawyer is crucial. But how exactly can a criminal lawyer represent you in court? Here’s what you need to know:

  • Investigation and Preparation
  • Negotiation with Prosecutors
  • Representing You in Court
  • Post-Trial Proceedings

When Should You Hire Sydney Criminal Lawyers?

If you do not have knowledge of the criminal justice system, you should hire a criminal lawyer. A criminal lawyer can guide you through every step of the process, from arrest to trial, and ensure that your rights are protected. They will also advise you on the best course of action, and negotiate plea bargains if necessary.

What services do Criminal Lawyers in Sydney provide?

Criminal lawyers provide a range of services to clients who are facing criminal charges. These services include legal advice, representation in court, negotiating with prosecutors, criminal record expungement, and appeals. By hiring a criminal lawyer, clients can have peace of mind knowing that they have an expert on their side fighting for their rights.

Award-Winning Sydney Criminal Lawyers

At Hannay Lawyers, we specialise in all aspects of criminal law. Our team of experienced and knowledgeable lawyers handles a wide range of cases, including but not limited to assault, drug offences, theft, fraud, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes. Regardless of the complexity of your case, we have the expertise and resources to provide strong legal representation.

Our Criminal Lawyers Sydney are Well-Versed

Our lawyers are well-versed in the intricacies of criminal law and stay up-to-date with the latest legal developments and precedents. We understand that every case is unique, and we approach each one with a tailored strategy designed to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

When you choose Hannay Lawyers, you can rest assured that you are in capable hands. We take the time to thoroughly analyze your case, gather evidence, and build a strong defence strategy. Our lawyers are skilled negotiators and fierce advocates in the courtroom, fighting tirelessly to protect your rights and secure a favourable outcome.

Contact Our Sydney Criminal Lawyers Understand That Facing Criminal Charges

Furthermore, we understand that facing criminal charges can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. That is why we prioritise open and transparent communication with our clients. We will keep you informed every step of the way, explaining the legal process and answering any questions you may have. Our goal is to provide you with peace of mind and the confidence that you have a dedicated legal team by your side.

In addition to our expertise in criminal law, Hannay Lawyers is deeply committed to giving back to the community. We actively participate in pro bono work, providing legal assistance to individuals who may not have the means to afford legal representation. We believe that everyone deserves access to justice, regardless of their financial circumstances.

With a history rooted in excellence, a team of exceptional lawyers, and a commitment to justice, Hannay Lawyers is the firm you can trust for all your criminal law needs.

Our Sydney Criminal Lawyers can assist in the following areas:

  • Bail applications.
  • Pleas and sentencing.
  • Criminal law trials.
  • Fines.
  • Police misconduct applications.
  • Summary and indictable offences.

For more information see our services section.