What is a Criminal Lawyers’ Role?

As criminal lawyers Sydney based, we represent people from all walks of life, says Principal lawyer at CDLA, Jimmy Singh. “Unfortunately, movies and TV shows have portrayed criminal lawyers in a bad light, prompting members of the public asking the question criminal lawyers get asked too often, “but how can you defend a criminal?”, or ...continue reading

Sexual Assault and Age of Consent Australia Laws Complete Guide NSW

This original article has been written and kept up-to-date by our experienced Sexual Assault lawyer Sydney. Key Takeaway Here we outline the age of consent laws in Australia; sexual assault, sexual act, sexual touching and harassment offences, defences and their penalties; the statutory rape laws in NSW; how alcohol or drugs affect a rape case, ...continue reading

Cat Smuggler Escapes Prison After Being Found Allegedly Carrying Two Grams of Heroin

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A cat that was detained at Sri Lanka’s main prison for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs has managed to escape from its jail cell. According to reports from the local media, on Saturday 1 August 2020, the felonious feline was detected by jail intelligence officials at the high-security Welikada ...continue reading

Queensland Mum Charged with Fraud Over Misusing Public Donations for Her Son’s Funeral

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A mother from Townsville in Queensland’s north whose son died in a car crash has been charged with fraud after it was discovered she allegedly misused the public funds raised for his funeral on gambling and a shopping spree. On June 18 2020, Lesley-Lee Hill attended the funeral of ...continue reading

Brave Little Boy Endures 12-Hour Joyride Hiding in Stolen Vehicle Until Safe to Get Help

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A brave seven-year-old boy from Perth has endured a horror joyride that lasted almost 12 hours after a stranger stole a family vehicle inside which the young boy had fallen asleep. It is reported that around 8:40pm on Saturday 10 October 2020, a white Mitsubishi Pajero Sports four-wheel drive ...continue reading

Man Charged with Serious Animal Cruelty Over Horror Stabbing of Two French Bulldogs

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A 31-year-old man from Sydney has been charged with a series of offences including serious animal cruelty after allegedly breaking into a home in Edmondson Park in the city’s west and stabbing two French Bulldogs with a knife. The incident is reported by NSW Police to have occurred on ...continue reading

Two Men From WA Charged with Importing Prohibited Tier 2 Goods of Child-Like Sex Dolls by Australian Border Force

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   Two men, both in their 60s and from the coastal Western Australian city of Geraldton, have been charged with importing child-like sex dolls by the Australian Border Force (ABF). The men, aged 61 and 65, were charged by ABF officers in separate investigations that led to two air cargo ...continue reading

Man Charged with Contaminating Food After Poking Loaf of Bread with Blood-Covered Syringe at Supermarket

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   Why someone would want to sabotage food supplies, let alone at a time when people and businesses alike are doing it tough against the current coronavirus pandemic, is rather puzzling. But not for Craigieburn man, Fue Yang, who last week was caught allegedly inserting a needle contaminated with blood ...continue reading

Strike Force Irrabella Set Up to Investigate Domestic Violence Allegations Against Former South Sydney Rabbitohs Player

  It is reported that a strike force has been set up solely for the purpose of investigating allegations of domestic violence and drugs in respect of Sam Burgess, the previous South Sydney Rabbitohs player. The strike force is reportedly called Strike Force Irrabella. Reported in The Australian, prior to the elimination final game against ...continue reading

Teacher’s Pet Podcast Postpones Murder Trial

Poppy Morandin   The trial of an ex-teacher for the alleged murder of his then wife in 1982, has been delayed until next year due to significant public attention on the case, largely contributed to the popular podcast ‘The Teacher’s Pet’. the accused, now aged 72, was arrested in December 2018 and has pleaded not ...continue reading

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