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Category: Criminal Lawyer

Don’t spoil your holiday season with a drink or drug driving charge

During the holiday season we are all looking forward to eating, drinking and being merry. This means of course that the chances of drink driving and perhaps drug driving are higher at this time of year.  Not only does it increase the risk of arrest or serious charges, but it increases the potential for accident… Read more »

The best team in your defence

Rehka Indrasamy’s cultural expertise was invaluable when she joined the Williams Barristers & Solicitors team during a lengthy Supreme Court Murder Trial in February and March, 2019.  This was a complex factual matter involving the issue of provocation. Rehka worked with Senior Counsel Bill Boucaut and Andrew Williams, providing her legal expertise in combination with… Read more »

Criminal Assets Confiscation – Can I lose my home?

In 2015, the Attorney General John Rau introduced the Criminal Assets Confiscation (Prescribed Drug Offenders) Amendment Bill to parliament. The bill gives the Prosecution unprecedented power to pursue, seize and have forfeited the assets of repeat and high-level drug offenders. As the Criminal Assets Confiscation Act 2005 presently stands, if a person is charged with… Read more »

Consecutive Recommendations as a Leading Criminal Law Firm

Williams recognised as a leading Criminal Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide 2017 Williams Barristers and Solicitors has again been recommended in Doyles Guide.  This publication provides a guide to the best lawyers, law firms and barristers in Australia.  Listing is determined by initial online peer-based surveys as well as extensive telephone and faced to face interviews with… Read more »

Youth Offences Tried and Sentenced as Adults

It is reported that Attorney-General John Rau has announced new laws are to be introduced to sentence juveniles as adults for serious offending.   These changes will be soon introduced to State Parliament and could be passed through the Lower House in late September. Mr Rau said “the current arrangement, where juveniles can be tried in adult… Read more »

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