Criminal Law

Criminal Law is a covers a broad range of offences that mostly relate to safety of person and property by way of threatening, harming and endangering the same.

If you are charged with an offence under Criminal Law, your own liberty could be at stake and so finding the right representation for you and your matter is paramount.

Our team practice almost solely within the area of criminal law each and every day – not just now and again.  This make us the firm that you want on your team.

What to do if you are arrested

If you have been arrested or charged with a criminal offence we strongly recommend you seek legal advice and that you do not participate in an interview until you have done so.

Call us on 07 5527 0020 matters out of hours, the office number will divert to the lawyer on call.

Your legal rights

Your rights are clearly defined in the Police Powers and Responsibilities Act and includes the right to phone a lawyer of your own choosing. Bamberry Lawyers Pty Ltd operates a 24 hour contact service (by ringing 07 5527 0020 or 0447 47 0022) so that you can discuss your matter with an experienced lawyer for urgent matters.

I can’t afford a lawyer

You may be entitled to legal aid funding. We can advise you how to make a Legal Aid application and will lodge it on your behalf.

If your application is successful, we then act on your behalf under that Grant of Legal Aid.


What to do next

In Queensland, criminal law offences have outcome that can have major impact on you and family. The consequences of pleading guilty may include fines, probation and/or community services, as well as a custodial sentence. A conviction may be recorded which will impact on your ability to obtain employment and travel overseas.

It is important that you have legal representation that is experienced in dealing with criminal law offences.

Bamberry Lawyers Pty Ltd practices solely in criminal defence law (which includes traffic and domestic violence matters). This forms our area of expertise and our lawyers are in Court every day, not every once in a while. We are highly experienced and we care about achieving a good outcome.

Many of our new clients are referred to us by other Solicitors and past clients. This speaks volumes as to Bamberry Lawyers Pty Ltd’s reputation.

Take control of your matter by engaging quality and experienced representation.