Homicide Case Studies

Real homicide cases. Real results.

As defence lawyers, we have represented a number of clients charged with homicide offences.

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Read our latest homicide case studies

Arson Causing Death – Acquitted

This is a case study on arson causing death resulting in the accused being acquitted. What is alleged to have occured? The client’s daughter had set fire to the former family home, become trapped inside the burning premises and had died. The prosecution alleged that the accused had been involved …

Culpable Driving Plea, County Court

The client was charged with culpable driving causing the death of his best friend, whom he had known since primary school. The two had been drinking at a 21st birthday party when the client became upset at a comment made to him by another party-goer. What is alleged to have …

Culpable Driving

This is case study on a charge of Culpable Driving Causing Death resulting in an acquittal. What is alleged to have occured? The client was driving a car back from her beach house on the Mornington Peninsula. She was travelling at the speed limit. An elderly person walked out onto …