Posts By: Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Sentence Reduced as Judge Got the Maximum Penalty Wrong

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By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 10 November 2016, street-level drug dealer Hayden O’Neill introduced his drug supplier Michael O’Neile to a man who was interested in buying some methamphetamine. Unbeknownst to both dealers, the interested buyer was an undercover police operative. Mr O’Neile supplied the police officer with 13.88 grams of ice with… Read more »

Man Acquitted Due to Lack of Evidence of a Joint Criminal Enterprise

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By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim On 20 October 2012, three boxes containing 5,939 grams of methamphetamine arrived in Sydney from the United States. Said to contain clothing, the consignment was received by FedEx International Security and was addressed to a Mr Peter Suca, the operations manager at Esprit Toll in Lidcombe. Two days later… Read more »

Lawyer Struck Off for Breaching Client Confidentiality

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By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim In January 2012, former regional NSW solicitor Denise Elizabeth King was retained by a client to represent her in proceedings regarding whether she could take her daughter overseas for a prolonged period with her partner, who was not the child’s father. By May that year, the client had raised concerns… Read more »