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Our New South Wales Criminal Law team is highly experienced in representing clients who have been charged with assault offences at both Local Court and District Court levels. Assault charges cover a wide range of conduct, from something as simple as a push or punch to more serious matters including recklessly inflict grievous bodily harm and wounding with intent. This page provides information about our Sydney assault lawyers.

Get advice ASAP

It is important that anyone who is charged with an offence involving violence gets legal advice and representation from our Sydney assault lawyers as soon as possible. On many occasions our solicitors have taken initial conferences with clients who intend on pleading guilty to a charge, only to be advised that they might have a defensible case or that there is scope to negotiate the seriousness of the charge or to have the alleged facts amended.

It is also not uncommon for persons charged with assault to believe that they have no prospect of defending the charges simply because they are made to believe that the police case against them is strong. This may be because of CCTV footage or eyewitnesses. However, our team is experienced at identifying deficiencies in prosecution cases, and ‘putting the prosecution to proof’.

Where a person has been charged or is yet to be charged, it’s important to have a solicitor assisting with decisions about whether or not to participate in a police interview or consent to forensic procedures, whether to apply for bail (if applicable) and throughout the criminal matter, regardless of whether the person plans on defending the matter or pleading guilty. That’s where our Sydney assault lawyers can help.

The lawyer best suited to your matter

While all our criminal lawyers appear in assault matters, the seriousness of the allegation (for example if the offence is to be finalised in the Local Court or the District Court, and whether there is a risk of full-time custody at sentence) will determine which solicitor best suits your matter.

For one off-advice or representation, please feel free to call our lawyers on 1300 038 223 or send us an email to arrange an appointment with one of our Sydney lawyers who specialise in assault offences.

Sydney assault lawyers: Trudie Cameron

Trudie Cameron is the NSW Practice Director of Criminal Law at Armstrong Legal and is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist (meaning she is recognised by the Law Society of NSW as a solicitor demonstrating specialised competence in criminal law).

Trudie is particularly skilled at guiding her clients through the often confusing and stressful Court processes, particularly for matters that must be finalised in the District Court. Trudie has also appeared in a vast range assault matters as an advocate in the Local Court and District Court sentencing matters, and as an instructing solicitor in District Court trials, Supreme Court bail applications and appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeal and High Court. 

Sydney assault lawyers: Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson is Special Counsel at Armstrong Legal. He is a highly experienced Criminal Law Accredited Specialist who has been practising for over 30 years. Craig’s experience, cross-examination skills and candour in the courtroom are highly regarded. He is well known to magistrates and judges and has earned a reputation over many years as a thorough, honest and persuasive advocate.

Craig is passionate about achieving the best result possible for each client. He has appeared in countless assault matters as an advocate in the Local Court for both hearing and sentence matters, and as an instructing solicitor in District Court trials and sentences, Supreme Court bail applications and appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Sydney assault lawyers: Elizabeth Tsitsos

Elizabeth Tsitsos is a Senior Associate at Armstrong Legal, having spent her career practising exclusively in criminal defence work. Her attention to detail and through preparation has meant that she excels in matters requiring high level care. She is particularly skilled at navigating lengthy and detailed briefs of evidence and preparing a meticulous defence or case in mitigation on sentence on behalf of her clients.

Elizabeth has appeared in assault matters as an advocate in the Local Court both at hearing and sentence, and as an instructing solicitor in District Court trials and sentences, and Supreme Court bail applications.

Sydney assault lawyers: Tyson Brown

Tyson Brown is an Associate at Armstrong Legal and has a wealth of experience in representing clients in assault matters of varying seriousness and complexity. Tyson has enjoyed tremendous success in negotiating lesser charges, and/or changes to the allegations with police.

Many of Tyson’s clients have received the benefit of reduced charges and/or seriousness of the allegations. This is due to Tyson’s diligent review of assault allegations, and his transparent and persuasive engagement with NSW police.

Tyson has a knack for distilling complex legal advice in simple terms and is known for going above and beyond in his service to clients. This is evidenced by enjoys substantial positive reviews Tyson receives from his satisfied clients.

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