Public Defenders

Welcome to the P​ublic Defenders website​

Public Defenders are salaried barristers independent of the government who appear in serious criminal matters for clients who have been granted legal aid. Learn more about Public Defenders.

We do not provide general legal advice to the public.  If you need legal help, contact LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 
 

Practical Advocacy at Newcastle

The Public Defenders Day of Practical Advocacy at Newcastle will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Saturday 28 October 2017 from 8.30am to 3.30pm.

Program

Registration Form
 

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Public Defenders are proud to be a 2014/2015 Signatory to the TJMF Psychological Wellbeing: Best Practice Guidelines for the Legal Profession

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