Sherleen Chand

(Barrister & Solicitor)

(02) 9261 8881

Services: Criminal Law, Traffic Law, All NSW Courts

https://www.sydneycriminallawyers.com.au/about/lawyers/sherleen-chand/
 

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Ms Sherleen Chand is a Senior Criminal Lawyer with an impressive and varied career, which has seen her involved in Australian Taxation Office prosecutions all the way up to preparing and defending complex criminal trials. With a strong work ethic and considerable specialist criminal law experience, Ms Chand is known for her thorough preparation of cases, high level of client service and exceptional presentation inside the courtroom. She appears in courts throughout the Sydney metropolitan area on a daily basis, in matters ranging from licence appeals, assaults, drug possession and drink driving cases to commercial drug trials, sexual assaults, robbery and substantial fraud allegations. She is respected by magistrates, judges and prosecutors alike for her ethics, professionalism and cutting edge knowledge of criminal and traffic law. She is an impressive advocate inside the courtroom and a persuasive negotiator when dealing with police and the DPP, which allows her to have cases dropped when others may fall short. Ms Chand’s experience ranges from Local Court hearings, to sentencing hearings in the Local and District Courts, severity and convictions appeals in the District Court, bail applications in the Local, District and Supreme Courts, and instructing counsel in lengthy jury trials. She goes above and beyond when it comes to trial preparation, giving clients the edge when they are facing one of the most important events in their lives. She keeps her clients updated and informed throughout criminal proceedings, helping to ease their burden however difficult their situation may be. Ms Chand’s clients benefit from her work ethic, professionalism and demonstrated commitment to their interests.

Fixed fees

Free First Appointment

There is no fee for a first conference if you have a court date. Call (02) 9261 8881 to book a conference over the phone or at our offices in the Sydney CBD.

Free

Fixed Fees for Guilty Pleas

If you wish to plead guilty.in the Local Court for cases such as drink driving, drug possession, assaults and major traffic offences. The fee is for all work up to and including your court date. The fee varies depending on the court location.

$1650 to $2200

Defended Local Court Hearing

This is when you wish to plead 'not guilty' and defend the case in the Local Court. Fixed fees can be offered for 'less serious' cases including common assaults, apprehended violence orders, drug charges, drink driving and other major traffic offences. The fee can vary depending on court location, the likely number of court dates and the seriousness / complexity of the specific case.

$3300 to $5500

Severity Appeals to the District Court

Appeals can be undertaken in the District Court if the Local Court penalty was too harsh. The cost depends on the court location and whether the Local Court imposed a prison sentence.

$1650 to $2750

Bail Application

Bail Applications are conducted to get a person out of custody. The cost depends on the court location and whether the bail application is made in the Local, District or Supreme Court.

$1650 to $2750

Sherleen Chand

(Barrister & Solicitor)

Ph: (02) 9261 8881

507/267 Castlereagh St SYDNEY NSW 2000

Office Hours

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Monday to Sunday

24 hour Service

Telephone Conferences Available

After-Hours Conferences Available

Free City Parking

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