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After-hours assistance in criminal law

Below is a list of private solicitors in NSW who may provide legal assistance outside normal business hours.

Download the print version of the After-hours assistance list

For a referral to a firm during business hours, call the Society's Solicitor Referral Service on (02) 9926 0300 or 1800 422 713 (outside Sydney).

This list has been provided by the Law Society for your convenience. It is by no means a recommendation to use, or an endorsement of any of the solicitors listed. You are not obliged to use any person on this list. The provision of legal assistance is not a free service, and you should discuss any cost you may be liable for with the solicitor you choose.

Firm name

Firm address details

After-hours number

After-hours contact

Abbas & Co Lawyers

Level 2, 356 Chapel Road  
Bankstown 2200

0432 236 222

Fadi Abbas

Able Defence Lawyers Pty Ltd

50 Saywell Road
Macquarie Fields 2564

0413 722 467
1300 859 713

Annette Wood

AC Law Group

Suite 5, Level 1
186 - 190 Church Street
Parramatta 2150
 

(02) 8815 8167

Joseph Correy

Agostino & Co

Suite 1, 49 Smart Street
Fairfield 2165

0419 701 970

Roy Marando

Andrea Jane Turner

PO Box 1103
Neutral Bay 2089
T: 02 9953 5562

0414 724 794

Andrea Turner

Apex Legal

PO Box 280
Roselands 2196

0406 361 981
 

Eva De'Athe

Archbold Legal

Suite 1, level 1, 197 Burwood Road
Burwood NSW 2134 
 

0419 900 809
0423 200 022

0438 100 021

Benjamin Archbold##

Leonie Gittani (Arabic)

Armstrong Legal

Suite 102, Level 1
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
 

0425 391 534

Michael Mantaj

Astoria Lawyers

Level 1, 26 Regent Street
Kogarah 2217

0405 724 878

Rochelle Trimmer

Astute Legal Solicitors & Barristers

L1, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000

L5, 4 Columbia Circuit
Baulkham Hills 2153 
T: 02 9871 0166

0418 633 153

Darren Emery=

Bannister Lawyers
and Attorneys

PO Box 1551
Double Bay 1360
T: 02 8228 7677  

0448 880 060

Abigail Bannister

Bilias & Associates

Suite 102, Level 1
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
 

0413 094 833
0419 904 455

Angelo Bilias and
Justin Lewis

Blair Criminal Lawyers
 

Suite 27
104 Bathurst Street
Sydney 2000

0414 446 399
0433 462 453
0416 773 091
0415 831 214

Michael Blair
(Accredited Criminal Law Specialist)
Aloysius Robinson
Tamryn Beveridge
Jessica Caligiore

Blomfield Legal

Suite 1 / 340 Banna Avenue
Griffith 2680

0429 635 044

Piers Blomfield

Byron Legal (Formerly Cape Byron Legal)

8/11 Fletcher Street 
Byron Bay 2481
PO Box 678
Byron Bay 2481
T: 02 6685 8175

0402 099 885
0419 844 991

 Ian McKay
Tom Ivey

Cambridge Law NSW

3/80 Kitchener Pde
Bankstown, 2200

0412 973 456

Raed Rahal=

CBD Criminal Defence Lawyers

L1, 299 Elizabeth St
Sydney 2000

0414 537 133

Victoria Havryliv

CBD Legal

PO Box 741
Lane Cove 1595
T: 02 9261 5011

0413 888 218
0414 578 881

Denise Kaiti

Condon Legal

54 Union St,
Kogarah 2217

(02) 9553 0308

Wayne Condon

Criminal Defence Group

Suite 1, 222-230 Church Street
Parramatta 2150

0415 408 939
0451 484 010

Sam Chamas
Johnson Jiang#####

Crimlaw (NSW)

L1, 154 Marsden St
Parramatta 2150
T: 1300 276 529

0416 213 106

Robert Kaufmann=

De Brennan Tomlinson Pearce (DTP)

Suite 1201, L12, 70 Pitt Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 9235 2570

0410 343 720
02 9235 2570

Sebastian De Brennan

Derbas Lawyers

Suite 6, 372 Chapel Road
Bankstown NSW 2200

0415833380

Memtaz Derbas

ETB Legal

L11, 65 York Street
Sydney NSW 2000

0412915247

Uzma Abbas

 

Fay Rose Legal

L4, 17 - 21 Hunter Street
Parramatta 2150

54 Irrigation Road 
Merrylands 2160
T: 02 9633 4433

0414 832 856

Fay Khalil

Ford Criminal Lawyers

L1, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 9261 2982

02 8251 0008

Daniel Wakim

G & D Lawyers Pty Ltd

41 Albion Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Ph: 02 8014 7020
F: 02 8580 4679

 0412 194 456

Graeme Ulbrick

George Sten & Co

Suite C4, Ground Floor
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 9261 8640

0412 423 569

Maggie Sten (Principal)

 

Greenfield Lawyers

Suite 6 L5
402-410 Chapel Road
Bankstown 2200
T: 02 9708 6832

0422 372 695
0402 661 789
02 9708 6832
0431 638 306

Monique Tran***
Jason Koh****
Matthew Bogunovich
Sandra Lo ** / *****

Greg Murphy Legal

8/78 Addison Avenue
Lake Illawarra 2528

PO Box 15
Windang 2528

0411 384 439

Greg Murphy

Jenman Lawyers, Inc.
Karageorge & Co
Solicitors

Suite 4-5
876a Pittwater Road
Dee Why 2099
T: 02 9283 3363

0439 792 481

Patricia Jenman

Just Defence Criminal Lawyers Pty. Ltd.
 

St James Trust Building
Suite 212, Level 2, 185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

0416 540 000

Jeanette Fahd

Kalpage & Co Solicitors

132B Pacific Road
Palm Beach 2108

0418 211 074

Christopher Kalpage

Katsoolis & Co

Suite 606 St James Trust Building
185 Elizabeth St
Sydney 2000

0438 665 578
0431 643 698

Peter Katsoolis###
James Chi

Kernaghan & Associates Lawyers

L 4
2 Coombe Street
Wollongong 2500
T: 02 4244 0339

02 4244 0339

Aaron Kernaghan

Kiki Kyriacou Lawyers

60 Kellett Street
Kings Cross 2011
T: 02 9357 1331

0416 159 971

Kiki Kyriacou

Ly Lawyers

Suite 4 L1
171 Bigge Street
Liverpool 2170

Level 12, 370 Pitt Street
Sydney 2000

Suite 1, Lower Ground Floor 
55 Phillip Street
Parramatta 2150

1300 595 299 (24 hour service)
0433 931 825
 

Adam Ly

 

Mallinson + Rake Lawyers

Level 29 / 2 Chifley Square

Sydney 2000

0423 318 835

(24 hour message service)

Brad Mallinson
Marsdens Law Group
 

Suite 1, L1
154 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000

0416 184 412Sharon Ramsden
Marsdens Law Group

49 Dumaresq Street
Campbelltown 2560

4626 5077Sharon Ramsden

Martin Bullock Lawyers

1 / 144 Marsden Street
Parramatta 2150
Ph: 02 9687 9322

0468 459 322

Greg Martin

Matouk Joyner Lawyers

 

24 Little Riley Street
Surry Hills 2010

0421 490 488

 

Elias Matouk

 

Matthew Lorkin Solicitor

L1, Suite 2, 154 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000

0407 226 228

Matthew Lorkin=

McGowan Lawyers

Suite 2, 28 Burwood Road
Burwood 2134

3/343 Condamine Street
Manly Vale 2093
T: 02 8901 0012

0414 280 984

 Ms Frances McGowan
 

North Shore Criminal Law

L3, 66 Berry Street
North Sydney 2060
 

02 9955 2298
0400 446 424

William Vahl - Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law

Nyman Gibson Miralis

Level 9, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: 02 9264 8884

Suite 8, Level 2
154 Marsden Street
Parramatta 2150

1800 NOT GUILTY
(24 hours service)

 Phillip Gibson ||

O'Brien Solicitors

Suite 504 / 265 Castlereagh Street
Sydney 2000

0433 711 690

Peter O'Brien – Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law####

O'Brien Winter Partners Pty Ltd

Ground Floor, 360 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

0431 600 666

Chris O'Brien, Kristy Winter and Gillian Jewison

Opal Legal

Suite 8, Level 1
131-135 George Street
Liverpool NSW 2170

0433 847 892

Namrata Singh

Patricia White & Associates, Solicitors

L3, Suite 3B
4 Belgrave Street
Kogarah 2217

0431 768 900

Jason Hanna

Peter Murphy
Criminal Law

L1, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 8251 0071

0416 026 667

Peter Murphy

PJM Lawyers

L8, 171-179 Queen Street
Campbelltown 2560
T: 1300 363 197

0420 308 996

Paul Mazurkiewicz
 

Placanica Lawyers

 

Level 1, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: 02 8251 0082

0439 725 700

Vince Placanica######

Powerhouse Law Australia

Suite F, Level 1
110 George Street
Parramatta 2150

0413 254 529

Chadi Irani#

Proctor & Associates

L3, 22 Hunter Street
Parramatta 2150
PO Box 1286
Parramatta DX 8218

0438 618 934

Peter Proctor and
Matthew Campbell

Ralph Lawyers

Suite 5, 91 George Street
Parramatta 2150
 

0416 347 067

Dale Ralph

Robertson Saxton
Primrose Dunn

L2 Symantec House
181 Miller Street
North Sydney 2060
T: 02 9957 5755

0418 757 616

Jonathon Davis

Robyn Richardson Law

PO Box 232
Haberfield 2045
F: 1800 232 085

1800 CRM LAW
0419 297 522

Robyn Richardson

Saba El-Hanania Lawyers

 

L 25, Aurora Place
88 Phillip Street
Sydney 2000
 


0433 600 800

Saba El-Hanania

S.A.S Lawyers

L 57, MLC Centre,
19 - 29 Martin Place
Sydney 2000

0477 303 026

Samuel A. Shenouda

Sean Keleher, Solicitor4 Bushlands Avenue
Gordon 2072

L 21
133 Castlereagh Street 
Sydney 2000

(02) 8901 3660  
0423 451 436

Sean Keleher

Shad Barends Lawyer

9/20 Victoria Road
Parramatta 2124 

0431 059 799

Mr Shad Barends

Smythe Wozniak Legal

42 Gidley Street
St Mary's 2760

0498 458 000Christopher Wozniak

Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Suite 507, 267 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000

(02) 9261 8881

Mia Kowalski

John Stonham & Co. Lawyers

L 7, 171-179 Queen Street
Campbelltown 2560

0424 044 550

Daniel Mifsud
 

Streeton Lawyers

Suite 108 / 379 Pitt Street
Sydney 2000

(02) 9025 9888
(24 hour message service)

Justin Wong

Sydney Criminal & Family Lawyers

L1, 299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
T: 9283 1003

0424 349 347

David Roth

Sydney Criminal & Traffic Lawyers

3 / 50 York Street
Sydney 2000

0438 818 887
 

Vanya Hampel

Sydney Lawyers & AssociatesPO Box H42
Australia Square 1215
 
0468 624 415Angelita Manlangit

Sydney Legal Practice

133 Alexander Street
Crows Nest 2065
T: 02 8090 7399

0410 531 789

Michael Kiang~

Takchi & Associates

L3 60 Macquarie Street
Parramatta 2124
Tel: 02 9687 7933

0411 111 005

Eddie Takchi

The Law Practice
Pty Ltd

Suite 2, L 1
154 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 9261 4088

0416 161 624 (available 24 hours,
also diverts to a message service
with 15 min return call)

Martin Ricci
 

The Law Shoppe

L1 36 - 38 Canley Vale Rd
Canley Vale 2166

0422 388 555

Andrew Luong

Toomey Lawyers

PO Box 242
Bondi 2026
T: 02 8251 0038

0417 669 703

Sophie Toomey
 

Tracey Tandall

1/40 Woodlark Street
Lismore 2480

0410 277 880

Tracey Tandall

Tully & Chiper Lawyers

50 The Strand
Croydon 2013
T: 02 9715 5761

0411 559 070

Stephen Tully
 

Universal Lawyers

Suite 5, L 1
The Lister Building
28 Belmore Street
Burwood 2134

0400 484 118 (available 24 hours)

Joy Quinones

Vulpeanu Lawyers Pty Ltd

Suite 309, 185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000

02 9267 6560

Cristian-Florin Vulpeanu

Watsons

L1, 187 Liverpool Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 9283 0333

02 9283 0333 (available 24 hrs)
0411 799 992

Chris Watson

Wentworth Lawyers & Partners

L39 / 2 Park Street
Sydney 2000

0432 452 551 or
1300 577 502

 Nazih Osta-Husseini

William O’Brien &
Ross Hudson Solicitor

102/281 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000
T: 02 8268 6500

0418 641 123
0400 097 067

William O’Brien
Ross Hudson

Wong & Horta Lawyers
 

10 Macauley Street
Leichhardt 2040
 

0414 929 868

Bruce Wong

Younes + Espiner Criminal Lawyers

Suite 913 (Level 9)
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney 2000

0451 776 242
 
0404 056 777
Karen Espiner

Carol Younes

# Will attend any police station and have available employed solicitors who are fluent in Arabic, Russian and French.

## Will attend any police station and have available employed solicitors who are fluent in Arabic, Russian, French, Mandarin and Cantonese.

### Have available employed solicitors who are fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

#### Will attend any police station or Court house in Sydney, or outer metropolitan areas, and have available employed solicitors who are fluent in Vietnamese; Cantonese; Mandarin; Khmer; Spanish and Tamil.

##### Have available employed solicitors who are fluent in Arabic, Mandarin and Cantonese.

###### Will attend the following courts & police stations: Sydney CBD, suburban areas (particularly Liverpool, Fairfield, Campbelltown and Parramatta), can make Legal Aid applications, can make home/prison visits, fluent in Italian.

|| Will attend any Police station or Court House in Sydney and outer metropolitan areas, including Penrith, Blacktown, Hornsby, Campbelltown, Liverpool and Sutherland. Have available solicitors who are fluent in Arabic, Greek, Italian and Cantonese. Can make Legal Aid applications and can make home / prison visits.

*** Fluent in Vietnamese
**** Fluent in Korean
***** Fluent in Mandarin



cWill attend following courts & police stations: Penrith, Campbelltown, Blacktown, Liverpool, Parramatta, Mt Druitt.

~ All areas including the CBD, west, southwest and north for police station attendance and all court work.

+CBD, Parramatta, all areas if needed.

= Will attend any police station in Sydney metropolitan area.

^ Sydney CBD and 15 km radius.

 

CONTACT

  • Solicitor Referral Service
  • Law Society of NSW
  • 170 Phillip Street
  • Sydney NSW 2000
  • DX 362 Sydney
  • T: (02) 9926 0300, or
  • 1800 422 713 (outside Sydney)
  • E: crs@lawsociety.com.au