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      Criminal Lawyers Sutherland

      Astor Legal have a lengthy track record of success which places us amongst the best Sutherland criminal lawyers.

      Our team is led by Mr Avinash Singh, who is one of Australia’s most respected and highly sought-after lawyers in the Sutherland Shire, having represented some of Australia’s elite sportspeople including Olympians & National Rugby League (NRL) players. His client list has included names such as rugby league great, Andrew Johns.

      He has also been recognised by the Law Society of New South Wales as an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law, placing us in the top 6% of lawyers in the state.

      Our team’s recent notable cases include a successful appeal to the High Court which transformed the landscape of Evidence law in Australia and resulted in the prosecution being unable to present any evidence against our client. Our criminal lawyers also represented the son of a prominent overseas government official and obtained ‘not guilty’ verdicts for multiple sexual assault charges. You can view some of these recent cases by clicking here.

      We pride ourselves on regularly having cases withdrawn before they proceed to a final hearing, particularly when it comes to apprehended violence orders (AVOs). This is from years of experience as the leading criminal law firm in Sutherland and our dedication to going above and beyond in each client’s specific case.

      About Sutherland Local Court

      Sutherland Court House is located at the corner of Flora St and Belmont St, Sutherland NSW 2232.

      If you are required to attend Sutherland Court, call Astor Legal to speak to an experienced Sutherland solicitor immediately.

      The types of criminal and traffic cases heard in Sutherland Local Court include:

      • Apprehended violence orders (AVOs),
      • Sexual assault cases,
      • Drug possession and drug supply cases,
      • Common assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm cases,
      • Fraud, larceny and property offences,
      • Firearms offences
      • Bail applications, sentencing, section 14 and section 32 mental health applications, committal hearings, and defended hearings

      Sutherland Traffic Lawyers

      We also have experienced Sutherland traffic lawyers who regularly help clients avoid driver licence disqualifications and suspensions. In particular, we appear in:

      • Drink driving cases,
      • Driving whilst suspended and driving while disqualified cases,
      • Driver licence appeals including both RMS suspension appeals and Police suspension appeals,
      • Police pursuit cases,
      • Dangerous driving cases,
      • Negligent driving cases, including where grievous bodily harm or death has been occasioned

      How to Contact Our Sutherland Criminal Lawyers Office?

      We provide numerous contact methods to ensure you can always contact a Sutherland criminal lawyer when you need it. Submit an online inquiry for a free case evaluation, or if you live within and near Sutherland, you can visit our local branch.

      You can also call us anytime at (02) 7804 2823. You can also email us at

      How Much Does a Criminal Lawyer Cost in Sutherland?

      The cost of a criminal lawyer in Sutherland generally starts from $1,650 inclusive of GST. This may vary depending on the complexity of the case and type of offence you are facing.

      At Astor Legal, we try to charge fixed fees wherever possible giving you clarity with no hidden surprises. Our rates are affordable and we care about obtaining the best outcome for our clients. Contact us today so we can start working on your case.

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