Being charged for an offence can be a daunting ordeal.
Often, it is difficult to know exactly what to do after it has happened. Our Brisbane criminal defence and traffic lawyers are here to help.
Our expert criminal defense & traffic law team
Our Criminal Defence and Traffic Law Team is headed by Alistair Macpherson, Director. Alistair is a former criminal prosecutor and also worked as a legal adviser / solicitor with the Australian Federal Police. In his various roles, Alistair enjoyed the benefit of representing the State and clients in criminal matters on both sides of the bar table.
Our other senior practitioner in this team is Fiona Manderson, Special Counsel. Prior to joining Corney & Lind, Fiona has extensive experience working at Legal Aid Queensland and a number of regional private firms, practicing criminal defence and assisting in coronial inquest matters.
The other two lawyers of this team are Matthew Shearing and Michael Burgess. Matt and Mike have experience in preparing trial matters, instructing counsel, regular court appearances and bring care, diligence and service to clients seeking to have their side of the story heard.
Our focus on just, redemptive outcomes means we “journey” through your situation with you, taking the time to explain the process and ensuring you are never left overwhelmed.
Need a Brisbane-based Criminal Defence or Traffic Lawyer?
When you call our office, speak with our Business Development Manager, Heilala Tabete. Heilala is a former criminal prosecutor. Heilala is able to quickly assess your matter, identify a suitable member of our Criminal Law Team depending on the severity of your charge and provide efficient service in getting your matter assisted with expediently.
How can our team help you?
We offer our services for matters across the whole spectrum of Criminal Law, from small traffic matters to serious criminal charges.
Areas that our Brisbane Criminal Defence and Traffic Lawyers commonly advise on include:
- Domestic and Family Violence
- Drug Charges
- Break and Enter
- Corporate Crime
- Fraud and Dishonesty
- Professional Misconduct
- Theft, Stealing and Robbery
- Obtaining Bail
- Offences Against Police
- Workplace Offences
- Tax offences
- Public Nuisance
- Alcohol Related and Liquor Act Offences
- Wilful Damage
- Youth Justice (Juvenile Offending)
- Drink Driving and DUI
- Drug Driving
- Driving Unlicensed
- Unregistered Vehicles
- Dangerous Driving
- Driving Without Due care or Attention
- License Disqualification Appeals
- Vehicle Impoundment
- Work Licenses
- Demerit points
- SPER Issues
First time in court?
Here's our step-by-step guide to your first court appearance.
Find out how to prepare, and what do do in the courthouse.