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Sydney Downing Centre Criminal Lawyers | Expert Criminal Lawyers

Our Criminal Lawyers in Sydney Downing Centre have serviced the local community with comprehensive Legal Representation and expert advice for years.


If you have been charged by the NSW Police and are required to attend Sydney Downing Centre Local Court, contact our office for a no-obligation, confidential conference today with our Sydney Downing Centre Criminal Lawyers.


Alternatively, if your matter is at a different Court, you can still speak to our Criminal Lawyers that service the Sydney Downing Centre area.


As one of the Sydney Downing Centre’s premier Law Firms, we strive to service all areas of Sydney Downing Centre and to provide quality legal services to all our clients regardless of their location.


The Sydney Downing Centre Local Court generally deals with matters from the Sydney Downing Centre Police Area Command (PAC) which includes:

1. Day Street Police Station;

2. The Rocks Police Station;

3. Surry Hills Police Station;

4. Redfern Police Station.

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Sydney Downing Centre Criminal Lawyers Practice Areas

Criminal Offences



If you have been charged by the NSW Police, you will receive a Court Attendance Notice and be required to attend your Local Court for a variety of offences including drug possession, breach Apprehended Violence Order (AVO), Common Assault, drink driving or for more complex and serious offences such as Murder, Manslaughter, Wounding causing Grievous Bodily Harm, sexual intercourse without consent, sexual assault, supplying prohibited drug, or importing commercial quantity of prohibited drug.


Our Criminal Lawyers in Sydney Downing Centre, which include specialist criminal defence lawyers will provide the best legal representation to have your charges dropped, downgraded or dismissed in Court.

Prescription Drugs



Our experienced Sydney Downing Centre Drug Lawyers have achieved numerous brilliant results in various Drug Cases around Sydney Downing Centre and are widely considered to be the top Sydney Downing Centre Criminal Lawyers when dealing with drug offences.


Our Criminal Law specialists have achieved various Conditional Release Orders with Non-Convictions, also known as Section 10 dismissals, various acquittals and findings of Not Guilty for clients charged with Large Importation of Drugs, Supply of Prohibited Drugs and Possession of Prohibited Drug Offences.


Our top Drug Defence Lawyers have dealt with numerous clients charged with drug-related matters including a Possess Prohibited Drug Offence from a festival or dance party, to Large Commercial Drug Supply and even large Drug Importation cases.  


(Apprehended Violence Order)

Our AVO Lawyers servicing Sydney Downing Centre appear in all AVO matters in New South Wales and offer both a FREE Consultation and FIXED FEES for any client who has an AVO proceeding before the Court.


Achieving outstanding results in all Local Courts in AVO matters with years of experience.


Are you going to court for an AVO ? We can represent you, explain the entire AVO Court Process and fight for you in your matter.


Our Sydney Downing Centre AVO lawyers have been had success in:

Having AVOs dismissed;

Defending AVOs in court by thorough and comprehensive cross-examination of the opponents and their witnesses;

Having AVOs withdrawn prior to the Court Date;

Pillars of Justice


Assault charges are very common in Sydney Downing Centre and can often occur in a Domestic Violence context or can arise between two strangers.


They are treated very seriously and you will need to engage a Specialist Sydney Downing Centre Assault Lawyers when dealing with these matters.


There are various types of assaults that include common assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, wounding causing Grievous Bodily Harm and legal defences to assault which are available to you, will depend on the unique circumstances for your case.


Contact the top Criminal Lawyers in Sydney Downing Centre to discuss your matter with a first free consultation.


Judge's Table


The onus in proving any criminal offence always remains with the prosecution. The NSW Police or other Prosecuting authority must prove each element beyond reasonable doubt.


However, even in cases where an offence can be proven beyond reasonable doubt, an accused has the right to raise a legal defence to the charge. Such Legal Defence include self-defence, honest and reasonable mistake of fact, claim of right, duress, etc.


If you are going to Court and want to engage a specialist Court Trial or Court Defence Lawyer, contact us as soon as possible to discuss your case and the best way to prepare for a plea of not guilty and defence of the allegation.



Bail has many different forms and can include Police Bail (bail granted by the police) or Court Bail (Bail granted by the Court). Applying for bail is an extremely important assignment as there is often a significant delay in the finalisation of Criminal Proceedings.


It is vital that you engage the best Bail Lawyers for your matter, especially for Show Cause bail applications which provides an additional hurdle to overcome in any bail application. If you are refused bail in the Local Court, an application can be made to the Supreme Court without having to establish a 'change of circumstances'


Our lawyers appear in Bail Applications all over the state ranging from the Local Court, Parramatta Bails Courts, Children's Court, Supreme Court and the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal. Contact us as soon as possible to assist with any bail application or variation for you or someone you care about.

Downing Centre Local Court | Downing Centre District Court 

Downing Court Contact details

Downing Court address

Level 4, 143-147 Liverpool St, Sydney NSW 2000

Downing Court postal address

PO Box A4 Sydney South NSW 1235

Downing Court operating hours

Monday to Friday from 9am to 4:30pm

Downing Court telephone number

T: 1300 679 272 | fax: (02) 9287 7963

Downing Court email

Downing court website

Downing Centre Local Court

The Sydney Downing Centre Local Court generally deals with matters from the Sydney Police Area Command (PAC) which includes: 

  1. Day Street Police Station;

  2. The Rocks Police Station;

  3. Surry Hills Police Station;

  4. Redfern Police Station. 

Downing Centre Local Court is in walking distance from Museum Train Station and there is adequate parking space in close proximity to the Court if you arrive by car. 


There are also a number of buses that are available in the local area and are accessible close to the Court.  

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