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Specializing in Criminal Hearings,

Jury Trials, Bail Applications, Appeals and Sentencing matters




At Invictus Legal, we specialize in representing clients in defended criminal hearings and jury trials. Our lawyers have extensive experience in this area and are dedicated to providing our clients with the best defense possible.


We understand the importance of being granted bail and the impact it can have on our clients' lives and their families. Our lawyers have a proven track record of success in bail applications and will work tirelessly to secure the best outcome for our clients.


Invictus Legal also specializes in traffic law matters. We understand the impact that a traffic violation can have on our clients' lives and will work hard to minimize the consequences.


If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of your case, our lawyers can assist you in providing advice on the prospects of an appeal. We have experience in handling appeals in all jurisdictions and will work tirelessly to ensure that our clients receive the best possible outcome.



Sentencing can be a daunting process, and our lawyers are here to guide our clients through it. We have a deep understanding of the sentencing process and will work hard to ensure that our clients receive a fair and just sentence.

At Invictus Legal, we also provide legal advice to our clients. Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the law and can provide guidance on a wide range of legal issues.


Have you been charged with a Criminal or Traffic Offence?

We have taken the time to compile information on a range of common criminal and traffic offences and also some not so common ones.

Click on the links below to find out what the police have to prove to establish your guilt, what defences can be raised, and what the maximum penalties are that a court can impose.

Have a read through and begin to understand what your legal options are.

Remember if you have a question about a particular offence or what the police are alleging against you, you can contact our solicitors for advice by phone on our 24 hour phone line or by making a website enquiry directly to our office.



Invictus Legal is a leading criminal law firm based in Sydney. Our highly accomplished team of criminal and traffic lawyers specialize in criminal hearings, jury trials, bail applications, appeals, and sentencing matters.

We are passionate about providing our clients with the highest quality legal representation and service. Our commitment to excellence and our dedication to our clients have earned us a reputation as one of the most respected criminal law firms in Sydney. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your legal needs.


Our Principal

Sam is a senior litigator with an impressive range of experience, a specialist in managing complex criminal and commercial matters.  Sam has a passion for criminal law; many of our clients have had the benefits of his compassionate and fierce advocacy in their cause.

Sam is an admitted lawyer in the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia and regularly appears in various jurisdictions including the Local Court, the District Court and the Supreme Court. Sam also has experience appearing in the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).

Sam often appears and advocates in bail applications (including show cause bail), traffic offences, sentencing, mental health (section 14 applications), defended hearings and jury trials and has a wide range of experience in drug offences, assault offences (including sexual assault), fraud offences, apprehended violence orders (AVO’s and ADVO’s), firearms and weapons offences, robbery offences and appeals.

His commercial experience includes successfully representing clients in complex litigation matters involving and obtaining Injunctions (Interlocutory applications) Anton Piller orders and Mareva (freezing) orders.

Sam also frequently appears in Sports Tribunals and Judiciaries, most notably in the New South Wales Rugby League Judiciary and National Rugby League Judiciary.

Prior to coming to the Law, Sam had experience working in the Information & Technology sector where he spent over 10 years developing his commercial skills. He worked for some of Australia’s leading IT companies in that time.

Outside of the Law, Sam is an accredited rugby league Coach having coached with the Canterbury Bulldogs and Sydney Roosters. For the last 10 years, he has focused predominately on Women’s rugby league and is a passionate advocate of the Women’s game and its growth.

What Clients Say

"Amazing service! After 8 different law firms I finally found a firm to fight for for me.
Really appreciate all the help and winning my case so I can live in peace now. Special mention to Sam! Thank you for your hard work."
Emily, O


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*Most guilty pleas, severity appeals, driver licence appeals and applications to quash habitual offender declarations can be completed on the first court date.

However, if the matter goes beyond the first court date, there is an additional fee equivalent to 50% of the initial court date fee for all work up to and including any further court date/s.

More serious complex matters particularly, indictable or serious indictable offences, committed for trial or sentence to the NSW District Court or the NSW Supreme Court will require considered costs assessments depending on the level of work involved and the particulars of the case.


The above fees are solicitor fees only and should you request or require Counsel, Barrister fees will be provided to you upfront as a separate fee/disbursement .

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Invictus Legal | Sydney Criminal & Traffic Defence Lawyers



Level 35, Tower One, International Towers,

100 Barangaroo Avenue,

Sydney, 2000, NSW, Australia


Tel: 02 8046 7634

Mob: 0410 600 230

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