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SPECIALIST CRIMINAL LAWYERS | INTERVENTION ORDER LAWYERS

MELBOURNE’S MOST TRUSTED AND INDUSTRY AWARDED LAWYERS

Why Choose Us?

We are Accredited Specialists in Criminal Law with the Law Institute of Victoria. Firm Directors Emma Turnbull, Adrian Lewin and Partner Manny Brennan, have all been awarded Accredited Specialist status.

What We Do?

Operating primarily out of our Melbourne CBD office, our accredited criminal law specialist lawyers appear in all matters in the Criminal Justice System. Our assistance can include pre-interview advice, representation at bail applications, summary hearings in the Magistrates’ Court , Jury trials, Appeals, Intervention Order Proceedings and representation in Royal Commission Hearings.

Testimonials & Awards

Firm Directors Emma Turnbull, Adrian Lewin and Partner Manny Brennan are Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Criminal Law Specialists. This Nationally recognised assessment and certification program is designed to assist you in identifying a criminal law expert when selecting a lawyer to defend your criminal charges

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Emma Turnbull Lawyers is a large and well-resourced team of specialist defence advocates.

We aim to fight for and protect the legal rights of individuals facing various criminal law challenges across Victoria. Our expertise extends to representation in quasi crime hearings, such as intervention order proceedings or Royal Commission Inquiries. Our office is located at Level 9, 552 Lonsdale St.

Each of our Partners are Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Criminal Law Specialists.

Emma Turnbull Lawyers has built a strong reputation for excellence.

Our dedication to delivering results and maintaining the highest standards has been recognised by our peers and clients alike. We have been included in the Doyle’s Guide list of Leading Criminal Law Firms every year since the firm’s initial inclusion in 2016. This is important as those awards are voted by industry peers. Our team has received many awards for their individual work in the field.

Whether you require guidance in navigating the complexities of summary Magistrates Court cases or representation in County and Supreme Court trials, we possess the expertise and resources to help you.

We understand the significant impact legal issues can have on your life and are dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome for your case by leveraging our extensive knowledge and strategic approach to work with you, for you.

As established members of Victoria Legal Aid's indictable and summary crime panels, we are passionate about making quality legal services accessible to all clients.

Provided you meet Victoria Legal Aid’s financial means and case merit tests, you may be eligible for legal aid funding. Our partnership with Victoria Legal Aid enables our team to assist you in your legal proceedings with government funding.

Our expertise extends to representing both Applicants and Respondents in Intervention Order proceedings.

Please note we only provide this representation on a privately funded basis. We understand the sensitive nature of these cases and the impact they can have on individuals and families. You can rely on our compassionate approach to guide you through the process while safeguarding your rights and interests.

We invite you to read our client reviews and testimonials, which serve as a testament to the positive outcomes we have achieved for firm clients.

This includes those facing criminal charges and also intervention order proceedings. Building trust and maintaining strong relationships with our clients are core values at Emma Turnbull Lawyers, and their feedback showcases our dedication and professionalism.

If you are seeking reliable and experienced lawyers in Melbourne, Ballarat or anywhere else in Victoria, Emma Turnbull Lawyers is here to help.

Contact the team today to begin working on the best possible outcome for your case.

Level 9, 552 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Contact us today on 03 9077 4834

VICTORIA LEGAL AID ENQUIRIES WELCOME

Emma Turnbull Lawyers are specialist criminal lawyers who represent clients privately and in some circumstances with Legal Aid Funding. 

Our expertise has seen us accepted as a member of Victoria Legal Aid’s exclusive criminal law indictable crime panel. This means that if you meet their financial tests and your criminal charges meet their merit test, we can assist you via state funding in your case.

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LAW INSTITUTE VICTORIA – ACCREDITED CRIMINAL LAW SPECIALISTS 

  • We are a dedicated team of lawyers pursing careers dedicated to criminal law.
  • We have received Accredited Criminal Law Specialist status with the Law Institute of Victoria
  • Collectively, our criminal lawyers possess a wealth of experience, spanning over a combined 100 years of real time court advocacy
  • We are well-versed in the intricacies of the court system, including its functioning and the individuals who over see it.
  • We appear daily in all Victorian Courts – Supreme, County and Magistrates Courts
  • We handle a significant number of jury trials each year – setting us apart from firms who do not have our experience and expertise in this level of serious work
  • Every case study on our website is a real outcome, achieved by one of dedicated lawyers.
  • Every google review is from a real client.
  • Every one of our lawyers have chosen to dedicate their career to fighting for justice for individuals facing prosecution

GOING TO COURT?  FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES?

NEED SOMEONE TO FIGHT FOR YOU AND DEFEND YOUR RIGHTS?

CALL OUR TEAM OF SPECIALIST DEFENCE LAWYERS TODAY! (03) 9077 4834