Mr Fahim Khan is a senior member of CDLA’s team of criminal defence lawyers.
He brings a wealth of specialised knowledge & experience in conducting very complex criminal and traffic cases.
He has built a solid reputation as an exceptional and persuasive court room lawyer, with an emphasis on solid preparation, and getting serious cases dropped early.
Fahim has appeared in all NSW Courts, and is familiar with the court procedures, prosecutors, Magistrates and Judges. He has represented clients from a very diverse range of backgrounds in all courts throughout the state, from the Local, Children’s Courts, District Courts and Supreme Courts of NSW.
With a community minded focus, he commenced his career working with the Aboriginal Legal Service and represented the most socioeconomically disadvantaged communities in the country. He has worked in various remote country areas of NSW. As a result, he has a strong working knowledge of the substantive and procedural aspects of criminal law in Australia.
He has a wealth of experience in complex and serious criminal cases, and can quickly digest enormous amounts of material, allowing him to pick out the critical issues in dispute, identify deficiencies in the prosecution’s evidence, and formulate very effective case strategies to get serious charges dropped early, and not guilty verdicts.
Fahim’s advocacy portfolio ranges from achieving exceptional results in Local Court defended hearings, Local and District Court sentences and jury trials, bail applications in the Local, District, and Supreme Courts, including severity and conviction appeals, and appearing in bail courts on weekends.
He has appeared in all types of matters, from AVO’s, all types of assaults, complex fraud, larceny, drink and drug driving, drug possession, aggravated robbery, commercial drug importation and supply, complex aggravated sexual assault cases, firearms and complicated bail applications all around NSW.
Fahim is a highly respected and experienced criminal defence lawyer who has appeared in over hundreds of hearings, sentences and bail applications. He is also considerably experienced in instructing Counsel in complex District Court trials, where he leaves no stone unturned in preparing and executing case strategies.
He is a fierce advocate who has mastered the skill of persuasion which he combines with his expertise in criminal and traffic law. This has seen him successfully negotiate with the police and DPP to withdraw serious charges early in the proceedings.
A significant skill he possesses is his refined ability to provide legal advice in complex situations quickly, while ensuring that clients understand their options and are able to provide informed instructions. He has experience representing clients from various backgrounds and with significant intellectual challenges. He thrives in fostering a great relationship with his clients and has the ability to ensure each client becomes fully abreast of all issues at every stage of the court process.
With Fahim on your side, you will certainly have the advantage of fierce, strategic and persuasive representation for your case. He is passionate about achieving exceptional results and goes over and beyond to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.