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      Burwood Local Court

      If you need to attend Burwood Local Court contact Astor Legal and see how one of our expert criminal & traffic lawyers can help you.

      Burwood Local Court is a double-storey building located in Sydney’s inner-west. It is one of the state’s busiest courts and houses six courtrooms. It is a short walk from Westfields Burwood.

      How to contact Burwood Local Court?

      You can contact Burwood Local Court by:

      • PHONE: 1300 679 272
      • FAX: 9744 4144
      • EMAIL:
      • ADDRESS: 7-9 Belmore Street, BURWOOD NSW 2134

      How to get to Burwood Local Court?

      You can get to Burwood Local Court by public transport. There are buses and trains to and from Sydney which operate on a regular basis.

      There are also a large number of parking spots close to the Court if you are driving.

      Burwood Local Court List

      The Burwood Local Court List sets out the time, date and location of all court matters up to three weeks in the future, and one week in the past.

      You can click here to search for the Burwood Local Court listing details of your case. You can search by your name, case number, location, date, jurisdiction, title of presiding officer and type of listing (eg. mention, sentencing, hearing, trial).

      Who are the Magistrates at Burwood Local Court?

      The current presiding Magistrates at Burwood Local Court are Her Honour Magistrate Lisa Stapleton, Her Honour Magistrate Alison Viney, His Honour Magistrate Ian Rodgers and his Honour Magistrate Daniel Reiss.

      Prior to her appointment to the bench, Magistrate Viney was a solicitor with the Director of Public Prosecutions.

      Prior to his appointment to the bench, Magistrate Rodgers was the head of Legal Aid’s Newcastle office. He has also worked for the Aboriginal Legal Service, been a policy officer for the Department of Justice and was an associate to former District Court judge William Knight.

      Magistrate Reiss garnered media attention when he sentenced Supreme Court Justice Roderick Howie to 100 hours of community service and disqualified him from driving for 6 months for a high range drink driving offence.

      Magistrate Lisa Stapleton is one of New South Wales’ most experienced judicial officers, having been on the bench for over ten years.

      Astor Legal have been appearing at Burwood Local Court on regular basis for a number of years and are familiar with the Presiding Magistrates. Click here to read about our recent cases at Burwood Local Court.

      What cases are heard at Burwood Local Court?

      The types of criminal cases heard in Burwood Local Court include:

      • Drug possession and drug supply cases
      • Drink driving, driving whilst suspended or disqualified, and other traffic cases
      • Sexual touching (formerly ‘Indecent assault’) and child abuse material cases
      • Common assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm cases
      • Apprehended violence orders (AVOs)
      • Firearms offences
      • Fraud, larceny and property damage offences
      • Bail applications, sentencing proceedings, section 14 mental health applications and defended hearings

      Our team of specialist Burwood Criminal Lawyers have been appearing at this Local Court for years. We have received a host of awards and accolades for our work.

      If you would like to speak to a criminal lawyer or traffic lawyer who can assist you with a matter at Burwood Local Court, contact us or call on (02) 7804 2823.

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