Sherleen Chand

Sherleen Chand

Why Do Criminal Lawyers Defend Criminals?


Criminal defence lawyer specialises in the area of criminal law who represents people charged with a criminal offence while protecting their fundamental legal rights, shared by all. It is too often that a criminal defence lawyer gets asked the question…

Sexual Assault NSW


Any person who has sexual intercourse with another person without the consent of the other person and who knows that the other person does not consent to the sexual intercourse is liable to imprisonment for 14 years. In the case…

Section 14- Mental Health Applications in NSW


Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment Forensic Provisions Act 2020 (NSW), aims to divert those with mental health issues away from the criminal justice system towards getting the help they need. The provision allows a person to avoid a criminal record…

Negligent Driving and Penalties NSW


Pursuant to Section 117 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) Negligent Driving means driving without the due care and attention reasonably expected of the ordinary prudent driver.  The definition of “drive” is not defined in the legislation. Although in case…

Break and Enter Offences in NSW


Break and enterhas long been regarded as a serious crime by the legislation and the degree of criminality involved. New South Wales retains the highest full-time imprisonment for breaking and entering/burglary offences across Australia when the offence is dealt with…