Prison Time Spent Interstate Must be Considered During Sentencing

Prominent New Zealand Barrister Struck Off the NSW Roll of Lawyers

Multiplicity of Offences is Not a Circumstance of Aggravation

Judges Must Consider a Defendant’s Personal Circumstances When Sentencing

Prison Time Spent Interstate Must be Considered During Sentencing

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 14/08/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim At around 10pm on 28 August 2011, Mr Green and an accomplice broke into the house of Mr Urquhart, the security manager at the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club. The men produced a gun and warned the employee they would “blow him away” if he didn’t answer questions about… 

Prominent New Zealand Barrister Struck Off the NSW Roll of Lawyers

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 07/08/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Going back ten years ago, Christopher Comeskey was New Zealand’s most recognisable criminal defence lawyer. He drove a Porsche, rode a Harley-Davidson, collected antiques and was said to eat salmon five days a week. The barrister rose to fame after negotiating the return of 96 war medals, which were stolen from the… 

Multiplicity of Offences is Not a Circumstance of Aggravation

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 31/07/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Dylan Gray had quite a week back in mid-August 2015. On the 9th of that month, the 29-year-old attended the Precious Metal Exchange, where he signed a document indicating ownership of three gold pendants and a necklace. He then proceeded to sell the jewellery, despite not owning it at… 

Judges Must Consider a Defendant’s Personal Circumstances When Sentencing

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 17/07/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Between May 2014 and January 2015, Tylar John Carter, along with his three co-offenders Jarrod Foley, Corey McLean and Matthew Murray, participated in a criminal group that broke into schools in the middle of the night and stole electronic goods. The group focused on Catholic schools in unpopulated areas…