From Side Show to Main Stage: Why Bail Could be the Bulk of Your Case

November 5, 2015 In recent times, we’ve dealt with a number of matters where the issue of bail turned out to be the majority of work undertaken in the matter. Obviously these are matters where bail has been refused at first instance, and defendants are held in custody. There are a variety of reasons for […]

Looking at the Bigger Picture: How to Pick Your Battles in Defence of Common Assault

April 16, 2015 We deal with common assaults frequently. Often a client will come to us with instructions right off the bat to enter a guilty plea and prepare submissions in mitigation of their sentence, without even having heard our advice or having us review the brief of evidence. Most of the time, it’s because […]