Mr. Fouad Awada is a Senior Associate at Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia- he specialises in criminal & traffic law across all courts with outstanding results.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degree, majoring in criminal prosecutions- giving him significant insight and advantage as a criminal defence lawyer across all complex criminal cases, including:
- Supreme Court Bail
- District Court jury trials & Sentences
- Local Court hearings & sentences; and
- Supreme Court of Criminal Appeal
Having completed a master’s degree, majoring in criminal prosecutions- he is particularly skilled and experienced in negotiating with the prosecution to getting serious criminal charges withdrawn early- reducing costly legal fees and stresses of going to court.
As he regularly appears in-front of Magistrates and Judges across Australia’s criminal courts, he has extensive experience in court advocacy, negotiations and familiarity with Judges & Magistrates.
Fouad Awada holds a proven track record in achieving outstanding results, including ‘not guilty’ verdicts in complex jury trials, getting serious charges dropped early, avoiding full-time jail penalties, and getting non-conviction section 10 sentences in court.
His specialty and experience is in a wide range of complex criminal & traffic cases, including:
- Serious fraud & Centrelink offences
- Complex drug offences from commercial drug supply to drug possession
- Serious sex offences
- Serious Assault offences
- Local Court & Supreme Court bail applications
- AVO proceedings
- Dangerous driving & negligent driving occasioning death
- Serious firearms offences
- Drink driving offences; and
- Appealing Local Court and District Court outcomes to the Supreme Court.
Fouad has successfully defended in serious and complex murder trials, commercial drug supply, dangerous driving, sexual, assault and firearm offences across NSW and Commonwealth jurisdictions (Australia-wide).
Fouad prides himself on being able to quickly digest and understand complex police evidence, which allows him to provide his clients with upfront and practical legal advice regarding their options moving forward.
Fouad is amongst Australia’s most respected and experienced criminal lawyers who is known for his passion at providing high-quality legal advice and guidance to his clients
Fouad utilises his communication skills and empathetic approach to guide every client through the legal system, explaining how the law is applicable to them in an easy-to-understand practical way.
Other than English, Fouad can also speak in Arabic. This allows him to extend his help in high-quality legal advice and representation to a diverse range of backgrounds.
Before joining the team at Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia, Fouad worked in another leading criminal law firm as senior associate. Prior to that, he was the managing criminal law solicitor for a large Wollongong-based law firm.
His years of experience within the criminal law field has allowed him to obtain a respected name not only amongst other lawyers, but by Judges and Magistrates alike.
Call our friendly team 24/7 on (02) 8606 2218 to arrange a free consultation with Fouad Awada today.