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Criminal Law

Workplace Manslaughter

Workplace Manslaughter

Written by Sophie Parsons, Senior Associate, In-House Counsel, Accredited Criminal Law Specialist, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers It is safe to say every employer’s worst nightmare is for one of their employees to die at work, let alone having to...

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

Written by Sam Cooper, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers 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 pending court date. I...

Can I Tell My Lawyer Everything?

Can I Tell My Lawyer Everything?

Written by Annamiek Van Loon, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers The short answer to the question “Can I tell my lawyer everything?”: Yes. The long answer: information you give your solicitor, what we call client instructions, is likely to...

A Good Mentor

A Good Mentor

Written by Kate Da Costa, Senior Associate, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Having managed to complete a law degree without ever having the intention or desire to be a lawyer, early one March morning some years ago, I found myself...