Watsons is a leading Criminal Law firm based in Sydney, Australia. The firm was established in July 1976 and since its inception has provided broad-based services in all facets of Criminal Law.
The principal, Chris Watson, has been accredited as a Criminal Law Specialist since the introduction of the accreditation scheme. He is admitted to practice in most States and Territories of Australia and is one of the founding members of the NSW Criminal Defence Lawyers Association.
With four decades of experience in all fields of Criminal Defence work, we know and are known by other Law Firms, Barristers, Police, Magistrates and Judges.
Watsons can bring recources to your Defence that few, if any, Law Firms in Australia can match.
Watsons has represented clients in many land mark decisions, and has established general principles across the full spectrum of serious criminal charges. These charges include murder, corporate fraud, kidnapping, sexual assault, major drug importation and distribution, money laundering, and related fields such as assets confiscation. Watsons can also offer a vigorous defence in the more routine offences, such as assault and drink driving etc.
Whatever your Criminal Law needs you can be assured that Watsons will provide:
Expert advice to clients in such areas as plea, evidence, jurisdiction and if requested, choice of counsel.Read More
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