LAW: IN BLACK, WHITE & GREEN.

LEADING EASTERN SUBURBS CRIMINAL LAWYERS

500 +
CASES

STRATEGIC & PRACTICAL APPROACH

50 %
SUCCESS RATE

CENTRAL EASTERN SUBURBS LOCATION

5
YEARS EXPERIENCE

CHAMPION OF COMMERCIAL & PERSONAL MATTERS IN THE 2011 AREA

WELCOME TO GREEN & ASSOCIATES SOLICITORS

At Green & Associates Solicitors, what sets us apart is our addiction to not only winning or achieving our target, but doing it in the quickest, cheapest and most impressive way possible. Each and every one of our clients can expect that from us in every matter we undertake.

We provide a tailored experience to suit the particular needs of our unique clients in each different set of circumstances. We also take a commercial, practical approach and cut through the red tape to get to the root of the issue, with a view to saving time and money for all involved.

With a wide range of experience and knowledge in criminal law, together with broad coverage of areas relevant to commercial and personal problems, we are able to provide comprehensive and strategic advice and achieve the best outcomes for our clients, while minimising risk and potential flow-on effects in often multifaceted scenarios.

With our office bordering the edge of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and the CBD, we are well placed to serve even the urgent needs of our clients in the Eastern Suburbs, and those from outside appearing in the criminal or civil Courts in the east and the CBD.

We are dedicated to the underdog and to serving our local community (including during times of need and on a pro bono basis), particularly in the 2011 postcode, and our Principal also occupies the unpaid office of Treasurer of the Potts Point Partnership (our chamber of commerce).

Our staff are approachable, dedicated and happy, and always available for a chat (or a pet, in the case of our dog), so feel free to get in touch.

Not happy with your Court result? You may be able to appeal the Court’s decision. An appeal is where you ask a higher Court to review a lower Court’s decision and instead impose a more favourable outcome.

You may want to appeal if:

  • You don’t think you should have been found guilty and/or;
  • You think the sentence is too harsh.

 

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Various assaults are usually governed by the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW). Assaults can be divided into two categories: common assault & aggravated assault.

Common assaults fall under s 61 of the Crimes Act 1900 and are usually dealt with by a Local Court; however, the prosecution can elect to have them dealt with in the District Court when more serious. A common assault is any act by which a person intentionally or recklessly causes another to apprehend immediate and unlawful violence, or strikes, touches or applies force to another, without legal justification. It can be relatively minor conduct and does not necessarily need to involve physical contact.

Aggravated assault is a term used to cover a wide range of serious assault offences. Sections 32 to 54 of the Crimes Act 1900 deal with most of the aggravated assault offences. These assaults are categorised by the degree of injury that is caused.

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Being denied bail when facing a charge can be hard and cause serious interference with your life. We understand the need to act urgently on bail applications, even on weekends.

The initial decision to refuse bail will be up to Police, but then considered by a Court on the first mention date. The Court assesses whether there are any bail concerns, or risks to society or specific people, that amount to unacceptable risks which can or cannot be addressed through appropriate bail conditions. At first instance, this also depends on the seriousness of the charge you face, and whether it is a show cause offence, for which the presumption to grant bail is overturned and has to be established by you.

Applying for bail in these circumstances is difficult, because being unprepared can result in failure. Normally, when an application fails in the Local Court, the only recourse is another application in the Supreme Court, which can come with a long waiting time. It is important to get it right the first time around.

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Commercial leases in NSW are interests in commercial premises (for example, office buildings) that are granted by one person, the ‘landlord’, to another, the ‘tenant’.  They confer a right on the tenant to exclusive possession of the commercial premises for a certain period of time.  Commercial leases in NSW are generally not regulated by statute but by common law and the lease itself.

For the most part, however, it is up to the landlord and tenant to decide the terms of the commercial lease.  Some commercial leases relating to retail shops are governed by a special statutory regime contained in the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW).  Other rules affecting the creation of commercial leases are found in the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) and the Real Property Act 1900 (NSW).

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Conveyancing is the legal work involved in preparing the sales contract, dealing with finance and the requirements that come with it (i.e. mortgages, caveats and loan documents), and taking all the steps necessary to ensure a commercial or residential property can be successfully purchased or sold and transferred.

While there are licensed conveyancers in the market offering cheap fees, and this option suits for some straightforward transactions, for more complex transactions or in order to receive in-depth advice on more complicated scenarios or related issues, such as loan documents, potential tax consequences, asset protection or the particulars needs of unusual purchaser or vendor (seller) entities, sound legal advice is required. 

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Drug charges are usually laid under the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) (for recreational drugs), and the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 (NSW) (for prescription drugs, steroids and others), which creates offences for:

  • drug use;
  • drug possession;
  • supply and trafficking (with the seriousness of the offence depending on the quantities);
  • cultivation;
  • manufacture;
  • aiding and abetting;
  • possession of drug-use implements

The drugs “prohibited” by the Act are listed in a schedule. They include the common street drugs – cannabis (marijuana), methamphetamine (ice), heroin, ecstasy, amphetamines, LSD, cocaine, methadone – and many others.

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A driving offence occurs when someone driving a vehicle, or someone in a vehicle, breaks a law. A driver includes a rider, for example a person riding a motorbike or bicycle.

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We work with different kinds of people who have been charged with a wide range of various offences, ranging from less serious ones such as minor drug possession or drink driving to more serious ones such as armed robbery or murder. Our team has worked on complex trials, matters pushing the creation of new precedents, and even matters in the High Court, and we have the knowledge, skills and experience that allows us to approach charges of all types with ease and transparency, to alleviate anxiety and achieve the desired result.

We handle every case with efficiency, offer flexible meeting times and open communication, and remain discrete at all times.

We regularly advise and act for business and individual clients in relation to a wide array of relevant business and commercial matters. Our clients range from sole traders through to recognised public companies, and our work centres not only on litigation and dispute resolution, but also utilising those skills and that experience in transactional and advisory work to ensure maximum risk minimisation.

Whatever the problem or need, we are only too keen to help, and are awaiting your call.

WHY CHOOSE GREEN & ASSOCIATES?

STRATEGIC & PRACTICAL APPROACH

With our experience and knowledge we are able to get you the results you deserve with efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

TRANSPARENT FEES

We are up front about your costs and provide a 10% discount for fees paid within 7 days.

OPEN COMMUNICATION

We keep you updated every step of the way and make sure you are across all the details of your case.

PERSONABLE & APPROACHABLE

HONEST & GENUINE

500 +
CASES
50 %
SUCCESS RATE
5
COMBINED YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

At Green & Associates Solicitors, what sets us apart is our addiction to not only winning or achieving our target, but doing it in the quickest, cheapest and most impressive way possible. Each and every one of our clients can expect that from us in every matter we undertake.

We take a strategical & practical approach, and our clients are always pleased with how quickly we cut through the red tape and get the job done.

We have transparent and reasonable fees, and new clients are regularly surprised with how up front and honest we are (and a standard 10% early-payment discount also helps).

Our communication is also regular and we operate on full disclosure, so our clients are kept updated at every step of the way and across all the details of their matter or case.

IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE SO COMPLICATED
Free 15 Minute Consultation

You will speak to a lawyer who understands the law and can give you advice on where you stand and how to proceed with your matter.

Transparent Fee Quoting

Costs estimate provided and approved by you before commencing. We act on your instructions, with informed consent, rather than running up large bills without consulting you.

Meet to Discuss Your Matter

We make ourselves available for you in person and by phone, keep you updated, provide sound advice at every step of the way, and take action.

LET'S GET YOU RESULTS

Have us in your corner. We have the knowledge and experience to get you the outcomes you deserve

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