We regularly advise people, directors, companies, business owners and officers who are involved in external investigations and prosecutions, related to corporate crime, brought by Commonwealth and stage agencies.
Corporate Crime Lawyers in NSW
Our Criminal Law Team can assist you with matters related to corporate crime (commonly referred to as “white collar crimes”), we have the experience and expertise necessary to ensure you receive the best possible outcome.
We’ve been defending the people of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast and the Hunter region since 1969 and have helped our clients to achieve the best possible outcomes in all Corporate Criminal Law matters.
We are used to dealing with the Police, and know all the ‘ins and outs’ of the Courts and Justice system.
What is corporate crime?
According to the Australian Institute of Criminology, ‘Corporate Crime’ is defined as any deliberate crime that is committed within the course of a person’s occupation / employment, usually by persons who maintain a relatively high social status. These types of crimes are often referred to as ‘white collar crimes’, however, the terms are slightly different.
White Collar Crime – Typically refers to a corporate crime that is committed by individuals against companies.
Corporate Crime – Typically refers to a corporate crime that is committed by a company (or an agent of the company) against competitors, investors, creditors or individuals (members of the public).
A common example of a fraud corporate crime occurs when a second hand car dealer winds back the odometer on a vehicle deliberately in order to device a prospective customer.
What types of corporate crime can you assist with?
Our Criminal Law Team can assist you if you have been charged with the following corporate crimes: