Nine Network News Director Sentenced for High-range Drink Driving

  It is reported that in October last year, the news director of the Nine Network, Darren Wick drove a motor vehicle with a high-range BAC reading in Willoughby. This accounts for the Nine Network news director’s second drink driving offence. The court heard that the 58-year-old has a mid-range drink driving offence in 2010, ...continue reading

Teenage Boy Left in a Critical Condition After Police Pursuit in NSW

Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   A teenage boy has fallen 10 metres off a cliff, whilst attempting to allegedly evade a police pursuit in Glebe. At around 1:40am, officers spotted two motorcycles that they had received reports had been stolen from Sydney’s CBD. They were being ridden by two teenage boys near the intersection ...continue reading

Man Charged for Drink Driving Twice Within Three Hours in NSW

  It is reported that a Man whose driver licence expired over two decades ago has allegedly driven his motor vehicle whilst intoxicated on two occasions within a three hour period at different locations within NSW. The man was arrested by police last Thursday at about midday when police attended the scene of a car ...continue reading

Can a Driver be Fined if the Passenger is Using a Mobile Phone in NSW?

Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   NSW Police have reviewed and withdrawn multiple fines given to drivers queueing for coronavirus tests in Bondi, after facing public backlash. After the recent coronavirus outbreak in the Northern Beaches, record numbers of Sydneysiders visited testing centres, ultimately creating huge queues and long waits as 40,000 aimed to get ...continue reading

Woman Crashes Car Driving Over Eight Times Over Blood Alcohol Concentration Limit

A 36-year-old woman has allegedly crashed her Volkswagon Polo motor vehicle while drink driving with a BAC reading of more than eight times over the legal limit on Sunday 27 December. The crashed vehicle, containing Christmas tinsel attached to its roof, was discovered by police near Murrumbateman, on the road side. It is reported that ...continue reading

NSW Police Pursuit Ends in the Death of a Man on Christmas Eve

  A critical investigation has been prompted following the death of a man as a result of a police pursuit in Sydney’s southwest on Christmas eve. It is reported that at about 11:30pm, a police pursuit commenced after highway patrol officers had attempted to stop a man driving a lancer who allegedly refused to stop ...continue reading

The New NSW Local Court Practice Note: What you Need to Know When Going to Court

  Ever wondered why cases keep getting delayed in our criminal courts? There can be many reasons why cases get delayed, including an inexperienced or incompetent criminal lawyer, delays caused by the prosecution and/or third parties, and/or due to an uncontrollable environment such as the coronavirus pandemic that hit our nation at the beginning of ...continue reading

What are the Best Law Schools in Australia?

If you want to study a law degree to become a lawyer, you are probably looking into which university or law school to apply to. A decision to become a lawyer is the first step. The next, is to get into a university or law school that can best teach it to you. Best Law ...continue reading

Electric Scooter Laws NSW

Riding an electric scooter (e-scooter) is currently illegal unless on private property in New South Wales.   So far as NSW is concerned, it is perfectly legal for retailers to sell e-scooters. However, it’s against the law for retailers to sell e-scooters (or any product or service) based on misleading or incorrect information to consumers. In fact, retailers ...continue reading

Complete Guide on Murder & Manslaughter Laws in NSW

Murder charges | Penalties | Defences Murder is the most serious type of assault, attracting up to life imprisonment with the discretion of the Judge to reduce it to a fixed term with a non-parole period. Murder is found in section 18 Crimes Act 1900. Manslaughter, on the other hand, is also a very serious ...continue reading

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