If Doubt is Cast, the Conviction Cannot Last

Sydney Lawyer Struck Off for “One of the Worst Examples of Professional Misconduct”

Justice Requires Consistency in Punishment

Early Guilty Pleas Must Result in Shorter Sentences

If Doubt is Cast, the Conviction Cannot Last

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 16/10/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim At around 9pm on 28 April 2016, Mr Afzal, a shop assistant at the Mini Mart on Victoria Road in Potts Point (pictured) was sitting on a crate out the front of the store smoking a cigarette, when he saw two men wearing face masks approach from across the… 

Sydney Lawyer Struck Off for “One of the Worst Examples of Professional Misconduct”

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 09/10/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In May 2014, a client referred to as ‘Ms N’ instructed Sydney lawyer Mr Tien Ngoc Do to act on her behalf for the purchase of an interest in a property, the balance of which she already owned. No purchase price had been set at the time. Ms N… 

Justice Requires Consistency in Punishment

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 02/10/2018

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In September 2015, Australian Border Force (ABF) officers examined a consignment from South Korea described as mobile phone cases, which actually contained 275,000 cartons of branded cigarettes. If successful, the smugglers would have avoided paying $290,000 in duty. Under ABF watch, the consignment was permitted to continue on to… 

Early Guilty Pleas Must Result in Shorter Sentences

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 25/09/2018

by Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Between March and October 2016, Mr Rainer Kristensen conducted sexualised chats over social media with ten girls aged between 11 and 15 years old. The offender knew his behaviour was wrong and he deleted the files containing the explicit exchanges after concluding the chats. Mr Kristensen began chatting with…