Criminal Law Services
Our criminal defence law firm consistently achieves excellent results for clients. Our experienced senior lawyers provide expert legal representation in courts all around Perth and throughout regional Western Australia. We are also available for interstate agency work.
Our team has built up extensive expertise in a vast variety of criminal law cases and over the years have achieved unparalleled outcomes for clients including suspended terms of imprisonment, discontinued charges, acquittals and reduced prison terms. A special area of our expertise is defending and representing clients of all ages and from all walks of life who find themselves facing serious sex offence charges. We are very strong legal advocates committed to working relentlessly on behalf of our clients by challenging the police prosecution case and developing a strategy for best results.
We also have long established contacts across the legal sector and may brief Counsel for complex matters to ensure clients achieve the best possible results. If required we will engage expert witnesses such as Forensic Psychologists, Psychiatrists, DNA and Forensic Consultants or Counsellors.
Our excellent outcomes are good evidence that our staunch commitment to defending our clients’ legal interests pays dividends.View our recent successes
Recorded Police Interviews
We strongly urge you to contact us before attending a police interview as early legal advice can significantly improve outcomes.
We will discuss fixed fees and detailed cost estimates at your first appointment. We are confident our legal costs and payment arrangements are highly competitive.
AA was charged with 1 count of grievous bodily harm and 1 count of assault occasioning bodily harm. It is not unusual for an offence of grievous bodily harm to attract a term of immediate imprisonment of up to 5 years. AA pleaded guilty to the offences. AA was sentenced to a term of imprisonment for 2 years, conditionally suspended for a period of 2 years. AA did not serve any prison time for these offences.
AA was also charged with 1 count of common assault and 1 count of obstructing public officers. AA also pleaded guilty to these offences. The Court imposed only a fine plus Court costs.
BB was charged with 3 counts of sexual penetration against a child under 16 years (lineal relative) and 2 counts of indecent dealing with child under 16 years (lineal relative). He pleaded not guilty and was acquitted of all counts at Trial.
CC pleaded guilty to 5 counts of Using an electronic communication with intent to expose a person believed to be under the age of 16 years to indecent matter and 1 count of using an electronic communication with intent to procure a person believed to be under the age of 16 years to engage in sexual activity. Given the seriousness of the offences, the average term of imprisonment for matters like this ranges from 2 – 8 years in prison. The Court imposed a term of imprisonment for only 9 months, eligible for parole after serving only 4 ½ months.
DD was charged with 2 counts of Intent to procure a person believed to be under the age of 16 years to engage in sexual activity. CC pleaded guilty to the charges. The Court imposed imprisonment for 11 months, conditionally suspended for 16 months. This was a great result for CC, as he did not serve any prison time for these offences.
DD was later charged with 5 counts of Using an electronic communication with intent to expose a person believed to be under the age of 16 years to indecent matter and 1 count of possession of child exploitation material. CC pleaded guilty to the charges. The Court imposed a term of imprisonment for only 9 months, eligible for parole after serving only 4 ½ months.
EE pleaded guilty to 2 counts of historical sexual offences against a child under 13 years of age. The Court imposed imprisonment for a term of 2 years, which was suspended for 2 years with program and supervision orders. A great result for DD, as he did not serve any prison time for these offences.
FF was charged with 1 count of indecently dealing with a child under the age of 13 years. EE pleaded guilty to the offence and was sentenced to a term of imprisonment for 14 months, conditionally suspended for a period of 14 months. EE did not serve any prison time for these offences.
GG pleaded guilty to 1 count of possession of MDMA with intent to sell or supply it to another. The Court imposed only a fine plus Court costs. His Application for a Spent Conviction in relation to the offence was also successful.
HH pleaded guilty to 5 counts of breach of Violence Restraining Order. He previously had 4 prior similar convictions. The Court imposed an Intensive Supervision Order for a period of 15 months. GG did not serve any prison time for these offences.
II was charged with 1 count of Breach of a Violence Restraining Order.
After negotiating the matter with Police Prosecutors, the matter was discontinued by the Police.
JJ was served an interim Family Violence Restraining Order. After negotiating the matter with the other party, the other party agreed to withdraw their application for a Family Violence Restraining Order and enter a mutual undertaking.
KK was charged with 36 counts of Breach of a Violence Restraining Order. The offences occurred over a long period of time. The Court imposed only a fine and his application for a Spent Conviction in relation to the breaches was successful.
Our individualised highly committed approach and great attention to detail has led to many excellent outcomes for our clients particularly those facing sexual offence charges or drug charges, disorderly conduct and assault charges.
White Collar Criminal Offences
Perth Criminal Lawyers & Barristers has experience representing company directors and employees facing White Collar crime charges. Read more about white collar criminal offences
Our Perth lawyers are highly experienced with defending sex offences. Read more about sex offences