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Traffic Law Team

Contact Armstrong Legal:
Sydney: (02) 9261 4555

Armstrong Legal's criminal and traffic law team includes 9 lawyers who specialise exclusively in criminal Law and traffic law matters. With combined experience of more than 87 years, you can rest assured that you will receive the best advice and representation available in New South Wales.

Our criminal law team includes:

  • Three accredited specialists in criminal law
  • A solicitor who prosecuted corrupt police
  • A former barrister
  • Two former State Prosecuting Advocates

John Sutton
Accredited Specialist

John Sutton - Partner

John is a Managing Partner of Armstrong Legal and head of the Criminal Law Division. He was admitted to practice law in NSW in 1999 and prior to that had five years advocacy experience in the Local Court of NSW as a prosecutor. John is admitted to practice in the Supreme Courts of NSW and Victoria and the High Court of Australia, though he can appear in any jurisdiction as required.
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Michal Mantaj
Accredited Specialist

Michal Mantaj - Special Counsel

Since his admission to practice over 10 years ago, Michal has spent most of his career working in the field of criminal defence and traffic law. In that time he has risen to the position of Special Counsel, making him one of our most senior criminal and traffic lawyers.

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Craig Robinson
Accredited Specialist

Craig Robinson - Senior Associate

Craig has been a practising criminal lawyer for more than 25 years. He specialises in vocacy work, especially in criminal, traffic, drink driving and apprehended domestic violence matters. He does a lot of local court defended hearings, sentence hearings and appeals to the District Court.

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Andrew Tiedt

Andrew Tiedt - Senior Associate

Andrew brings to Armstrong Legal a unique ability to effectively represent his clients and ensure they obtain the best possible result. He has handled cases across the entire spectrum, including prosecutions for murder, fraud, violence and drug offences. He also has experience in handling ASIC and Tax investigations as well as Roads and Maritime matters.

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Mariah Maltezos

Mariah Maltezos - Criminal Lawyer

Since her admission to practice, Mariah has worked exclusively in the areas of criminal, traffic and mental health related matters. She has appeared in cases throughout the Sydney Metropolitan and Regional Courts and has acted for an array of clients such as celebrities, professionals and the underprivileged.

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Nicholas Breen

Nicholas Breen - Criminal Lawyer

Having graduated with a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology in 2007 he is steadily gaining respect in his chosen field, practicing in all areas of Criminal Law with a particular interest in drug offences.

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Sarah Marinovic

Sarah Marinovic - Criminal Lawyer

Before joining Armstrong Legal, Sarah worked as a prosecutor for the RMS (RTA) and SDRO. Her experience in these areas gives her a special insight into the criminal justice system. She understands the environment that public prosecutors work in, and how best to approach them to achieve positive results for her clients.

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Michael Hempsall

Michael Hempsall - Criminal Lawyer

Michael has appeared in hundreds of criminal and traffic matters right across the spectrum of offences and applications including prosecutions for drugs, violence, sexual offences, fraud, larceny, drink driving and many more. In each case he brings to bear a wealth of insight into the court and judicial process.

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Amanda Tsang

Amanda Tsang - New Client Relationship Manager

The first person you are likely to speak to at Armstrong Legal will probably be Amanda, the New Client Relationship Manager. As a qualified solicitor Amanda is available to give short advice and direct your more detailed questions to the solicitor advocates within the team.

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1300 168 676

In NSW, traffic offences are treated seriously. Therefore, it is important to get competent legal advice as early as possible, whether you have received a penalty notice, had your licence suspended or been charged with a serious offence. Our lawyers are highly experienced and understand the difficulties you face without a licence. We can guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.

Why Choose Armstrong Legal?

Contact Armstrong Legal:
Sydney: (02) 9261 4555