Criminal Law.

Get the best lawyers when it matters. Our team of experienced, talented and dynamic lawyers have a reputation for success and high quality advocacy.

We work in all areas of criminal law in the ACT and NSW. 

We fearlessly and successfully defend the most difficult cases. No matter what charges you are facing we will fight through each step of the process leaving you confident you are in the best hands. We also help with negotiating the withdrawal or downgrading of charges to achieve exceptional results. We are able to represent you in both ACT and NSW Courts and have extensive experience appearing in both jurisdictions.

To reduce any unnecessary stress, we deal with the police, prosecutors and the courts on your behalf and will guide you through what can be a confusing and intimidating process. We will provide you with a full costs disclosure so there are no surprises.

We will keep you up to date with your matter at all times. Our 24-hour emergency service is available to assist you in emergency situations when obtaining timely and accurate legal advice matters most. We can attend police interviews, forensic procedures and appear on bail applications at short notice.

How we can help

  • Drug possession, trafficking and importation
  • Driving offences and license related matters
  • Assaults
  • Bail Applications
  • Confiscation of criminal assets
  • Domestic Violence matters
  • Criminal appeals
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  • Murder/Manslaughter
  • Fraud and white collar crimes
  • Challenging applications for the forfeiture or confiscation of property (houses, cars, money)
  • Domestic Violence matters, including Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) and Personal Protection Orders (PPOs)
  • Food, Health and Safety prosecutions
  • Tax and corporate prosecutions
  • Boating and maritime accidents
  • Coronial Inquiries
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We can assist

Michael Kukulies-Smith

Criminal Lawyer

James Maher

Criminal Lawyer