Not Guilty of Animal Cruelty Due to Mental Illness

Court Decides Whether Drug-Induced Rage Reduces Sentence

Court Rules It’s OK to Refer to Tony Abbott as a C*#t

Drug Dealing Does Not Necessarily Warrant Imprisonment

Not Guilty of Animal Cruelty Due to Mental Illness

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 19/09/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim NSW police arrested Brendan Francis McMahon in August 2005 and charged him with animal cruelty offences arising from the mutilation of seventeen rabbits and a guinea pig. The carcases of the animals were found strewn around Sydney CBD laneways close to wear Mr McMahon ran a financial planning business… 

Court Decides Whether Drug-Induced Rage Reduces Sentence

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 12/09/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On the evening of 6 September 2014, Zhen Fang stabbed his friend Ting Huang to death, in a frenzied attack whereby he inflicted 20 wounds to the victim’s head, neck, trunk and upper extremities. The two work colleagues had been drinking beer and smoking a substantial amount of ice… 

Court Rules It’s OK to Refer to Tony Abbott as a C*#t

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 05/09/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Danny Lim is a well-known Sydney activist who can often be seen around town wearing sandwich boards that express colourful political messages. On 29 August, the NSW District Court quashed a conviction of offensive conduct that he’d received in the Local Court in February last year. Mr Lim was… 

Drug Dealing Does Not Necessarily Warrant Imprisonment

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 29/08/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Last week, the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal (NSWCCA) determined that a precedent followed by the state’s courts had become a “judicially imposed constraint”. That rule stated that a person convicted of a substantial drug supply must be sentenced to full time imprisonment unless there were ‘exceptional circumstances’. Over…