Level 1, 1 Farrell Place
Canberra City ACT 2601
Phone: (02) 6230 1999

260 Crawford Street
Queanbeyan NSW 2620
Phone: (02) 6299 3999

Criminal Law

BDN’s practitioners have appeared in Courts throughout the NSW and ACT region for many years.

We understand that being arrested and charged with a criminal offence can be a daunting experience. We will provide you with advice in relation to the implications of entering a plea of guilty or not guilty and guide you through the Court process. Our lawyers are trained to ensure you know your rights and we will always strive to achieve the best possible outcome. Our local knowledge in both the ACT and NSW Courts encompasses:

  • Assault and other offences against the person;
  • Drug offences including possession and trafficking;
  • Sexual offences;
  • Robbery;
  • Domestic Violence Orders, Personal Protection Orders and Workplace Orders;
  • Damage to Property offences; and
  • Other Criminal Offences.

We recommend that you obtain legal advice about your rights before speaking with the police.

Traffic Offences

Having a driver’s licence is an integral part of most people’s lives and employment. If you have been charged with a traffic offence and are at risk of losing your licence or similar, you should contact a solicitor for legal advice as soon as possible. Our local knowledge in both the ACT and NSW courts encompasses:

  • Drive while suspended;
  • Drink driving offences;
  • Driving with a prescribed drugs in your blood or oral fluid;
  • Driving under the influence of illicit drugs;
  • Licence appeals and restricted licence applications; and
  • Other criminal offences including negligent driving, furious driving and reckless driving.
  • Applications to quash habitual traffic offender declarations.

For further information on drink driving offences, please click here.

Baker Deane & Nutt