Criminal Law

George Papamihail Barristers and Solicitors has a strong criminal law practice which includes expertise in traffic and drink driving offences.

Being charged with a criminal offence is a daunting experience and not something that can be taken lightly. A criminal conviction can have a serious impact on a person’s life; it can reduce employability and can restrict your ability to travel to certain countries. Fortunately, Perth Lawyers can help you navigate through the criminal justice system and obtain the best possible outcome for your situation.

From the outset of your charge, we will provide sound advice as to whether you should plead guilty or not guilty.

Often, there will be no room to fight a charge, but the sentence or penalty imposed might vary greatly. Our team has an excellent knowledge of sentencing practice and will present your case in the best way possible to achieve an optimum outcome. In some situations, our past experience is that we have been able to get a spent conviction (which does not usually need to be disclosed to employers etc.) or even have the charges dropped altogether.

Drink-driving and traffic offences can impact both you and your family if you are disqualified from holding a driver’s licence – as well as the inconvenience, many people rely on driving for work to provide for themselves and their family. Perth Lawyers can help you stay on the road by applying for an Extraordinary Driver’s Licence, if you meet the hardship requirements for one.

Our areas of criminal practice include:

  • assaults;
  • stealing and other minor property offences;
  • minor drug charges;
  • drink driving and traffic offences;
  • violence restraining orders.