Michael Hempsall - Practice Director (NSW) – Criminal Law
Michael has represented clients in hundreds of criminal law matters right across the spectrum from fine only offences to those carrying life imprisonment. In each case he brings to bear a wealth of insight into the criminal law process from investigation to prosecution. He has positive relationships with the Police Prosecutors, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and Court staff and is regularly able to negotiate favourable terms before a matter reaches a Judicial Officer for determination.
Before joining the Armstrong Legal team Michael worked for many years as a Judge’s Associate at the District Court of NSW and Tipstaff at the Supreme Court of NSW, assisting Judicial Officers in presiding over criminal matters.
Armed with his unique perspective and experience Michael offers his clients genuine understanding and sensitivity, to the point legal advice, and presents a style of advocacy that speaks of his breadth of experience in all jurisdictions.
Michael was very comforting throughout the process. He gave me a realistic view of what I could expect and helped me to understand the process in its entirety.
Michael did a fantastic job and was extremely diligent and thorough resulting in the best outcome possible with my case.
Michael Hempsall is an outstanding legal advisor. He maintained regular communications so that I always felt like his only, or most important client. This provided considerable reassurance in going through a very worrying and stressful situation. Michael demonstrated the experience and skill to get the best possible result. Most importantly, I felt he was really in there batting for me and seeking to achieve the best result possible. And he did. Thank you.
I would just like to say that Mr Michael Hempsall has delivered an incredible performance, showing work ethic, kindness to everyone and he did everything he could during the whole process. He is surely an amazing asset for Armstrong legal and an inspiring person.
I wanted to take this opportunity to to acknowledge the outstanding effort and intelligence he applied to my matter . It has made a huge impact on my future. I have no hesitation in recommending Michael and Armstrong Legal to any of my associates in the future.
I would like to sincerely thank you for all that you have done for us. Your expertise and guidance all throughout the last six months was amazing and that is what let us get through the trying times. Everytime I was stressed and depressed, I emailed or called you, you were supportive and gave me good advice. Any communication I had with you gave me hope and a peace of mind.
Seeing you in court on multiple occasions and looking at the other solicitors made me realise that I made the right choice of hiring Armstrong legal and getting you to represent us.
Your calm nature and positive attitude and belief in my son made us get a very positive outcome. You guided us all throughout and responded positively to all my phone calls and emails and for that I thank you. I may have bothered you a lot sometimes by calling constantly or sending multiple emails but you were always very polite and helpful. There is no word to thank you but my blessings will always be with you
I would like to thank Michael Hempsall for doing a fantastic job on my case and delivering the result we were hoping for. Michael guided me through the whole process ensuring that I understood each step and provided me with sound advice. I would definitely recommend Michael and the team at Armstrong Legal to my friends and family.