NSW Court Confirms that a Substantial Drug Supply Does Not Necessarily Require Prison

NSW Court Reduces Murder Sentence on Appeal

Abuse of Trust: A Significant Aggravating Factor in Indecent Assaults

Consenting to an Unlawful Search Will Make it Legal

NSW Court Confirms that a Substantial Drug Supply Does Not Necessarily Require Prison

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 04/12/2017

Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 23 August 2017, NSW Criminal Court of Appeal (NSWCCA) Justice Carolyn Simpson found that a precedent followed since the 1990 case of R versus Peter Michael Clark was a “judicially imposed constraint” which is inconsistent with the state’s prevailing sentencing legislation. Referred to as the “Clark principle,” the rule outlined that… 

NSW Court Reduces Murder Sentence on Appeal

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 14/11/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Seth Roberts picked up Gordon Reginald Cramp at around 3 am on 21 February 2013. The pair drove to Roberts’ Werrington home, where Mr Cramp injected some ice and smoked cannabis. He’d just had an argument his partner, Rachel Sydenham, who told him to get out of the house.… 

Abuse of Trust: A Significant Aggravating Factor in Indecent Assaults

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 07/11/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim Between 23 April and 12 June 2014, Central coast physiotherapist Youngjin Jung indecently assaulted seven patients at his Ocean Beach Rd practice in Umina. Over that time, Mr Jung carried out twelve inappropriate acts upon clients with “no professional justification” for doing so. On several occasions, Mr Jung exposed… 

Consenting to an Unlawful Search Will Make it Legal

By Sydney Criminal Lawyers - Published 27/10/2017

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim NSW police don’t have the power to randomly search people’s vehicles. If an officer does search a vehicle, they must have a suspicion on reasonable grounds for doing so. The police powers to stop and search people and their vehicles without a warrant are contained in the Law Enforcement…