Criminal Defence Lawyers

Books for Training Lawyers

The Benefits of Training Lawyers

The article The Benefits of Training Lawyers is written by Bill Doogue and Sophie Parsons of Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Bill Doogue is one of the Directors of Doogue + George and is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist ever...

The Bugmy Bar Book Project and Sentencing Principles

The Bugmy Bar Book Project and Sentencing Principles In sentencing hearings, criminal defence lawyers routinely represent vulnerable people who have committed crimes in the broader context of significant personal hardship. The case of Bugmy v The Queen1 (‘Bugmy’) established sentencing...

What is a Defence Lawyer?

The article What is a Defence Lawyer? is written by Sophie Parsons and Brittany Llewellyn of Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Sophie is a Partner, In-House Counsel, and an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist at Doogue + George. She specialises in...

International Client Management (ADLA Seminar) – Presented by Mr WangZhang Chew, Bell Legal Group

International Client Management (ADLA Seminar) – Presented by Mr WangZhang Chew, Bell Legal Group The Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance (ADLA) is a legal collective that features members from every state and territory in Australia. The role of ADLA is to...

People in a Rush

Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail – How to Successfully Manage Criminal Charges

Failing to Prepare is Preparing to Fail – How to Successfully Manage Criminal Charges Being charged with criminal offending is extremely stressful. A natural reaction to being charged is to become overwhelmed and refuse to confront the reality of a...

Building and People

Bourke St, bail and blame

Bourke St, bail and blame Last Friday, a terrible incident occurred in our city and like everyone else who heard and saw it all unfold, it is hard to be unmoved by the tragic event. As often is the case...

Money Held by a Hand

Bribery and corruption conference

Bribery and corruption conference Prior to our merger in February each of the previous firms was separately representing different clients in the first allegations of Bribery of a Foreign Official to come before the Courts. One client who is a...