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Criminal Lawyers in Melbourne

The team at Joseph Burke Law have the education, the experience and the skill to overcome the numerous tactical advantages that are available to the well funded police and prosecution agencies in Victoria and Australia.

Since 2013, our gun legal team has appeared in all courts that hear criminal matters, including the High Court of Australia, and the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

If you want to get the best legal advice possible, your only option is to retain Melbourne criminal lawyers who have the education, the experience and the skill to turn an uphill battle into a fair and reasonable fight that can be won.

 

Latest news from our blog

  • Can you appeal an Unreasonable Jury Verdict in Melbourne under Victorian law?
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    on 05 Mar 2019

    Under section 276 of the Criminal Procedure Act, the Court of Appeal must allow an appeal against conviction if the appellent satisfies the court that:
    (a) the verdict of the jury is unreasonable or cannot be supported having regard to the evidence; or
    (b) as the result of an error or an irregularity in, or in relation to, the trial there has been a substantial miscarriage of justice; or
    (c) for any other reason there has been a substantial miscarriage of justice.

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  • When should you call a criminal lawyer?
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    on 15 Jan 2019

    When should you call a criminal lawyer?

    When you need a criminal lawyer, you need them instantly. Waiting around for two weeks for an appointment is useless. It could be that the police have conducted a search or perhaps you have had to go attend court because of an intervention order.  In circumstances such as these, waiting to speak to a lawyer can be lead to bad outcomes.

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  • Do I have a Self Defence case?
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    on 09 Jan 2019

    Self defence is a type of legal defence that arises in response to offenses against the person such as assault, affray and murder.


    In order to invoke a self defence case, you need to address two main criteria.

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