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A juvenile found to be carrying 560 ecstacy tablets avoided prison and a criminal record following an appeal, represented by Joseph Harb.

A 17 year old from Sydney had been convicted and sentenced to juvenile detention for the supply of 560 ecstacy tablets and $2000 woth of proceeds of crime.  Large quantities of ecstacy are considered to be of a large commercial quantity of prohibited drugs, and as such carry severe penalties. 

The young man decided to appeal the decision given the harsh sentencing having criminal lawyer Joseph Harb appear at the appeal to represent his case.  

At the appeal Mr Harb successfully convinced the judge to remove the prior imposed juvenile detention sentence and issue a Section 10 – No Conviction.  Mr Harb argued that a prison sentence was not appropriate for the young man and that no conviction should be recorded in order for him to avoid a criminal record which would have a huge impact on the mans life.   

As a result, the judge agreed and set aside the prison sentence as well as issued the no conviction requested. 

This is a huge win for the defendant and Australian Criminal Law Group.   The quantity of prohibited drugs the boy was found with were far greater than what would be deemed a large commercial quantity of drugs.    Large commercial quantity of prohibited drug carries the most severe prison sentence.

Nott surprisingly the clients family was more than thrilled with the results, showing their appreciation by lavishing Mr Harb with gifts at the end of the proceedings. Mr Harb declined, saying it was part of his job and he was happy to have helped. 

 

Why use Australian Criminal Law Group for Drug charges in NSW?

Australian criminal law group has the best criminal lawyers for the offences of drug supply, drug possession, and drug importation. 

Drugs charges can be difficult to defend when drugs are found on a person or in their home, car or place of business. For this reason, you need expert advice from experienced solicitors like Australian Criminal Law Group, who are the best lawyers for drugs charges.  

We have successfully defended many people who have been charged with drugs-related offences, regularly getting them acquittals and no convictions.  Our clients range from first time offenders facing possession charges to gang members in large commercial drug syndicates and everything in between. 

We have offices in Sydney, Blacktown and Parramatta and appear across all of NSW for our clients.  If you have been charged with a drug offence or you think you might be, get in contact with us a.s.a.p.  Call us on (02) 8815 8167 or email us at info@aclawgroup.com.au 


About Joseph Harb

Joseph Harb is Australian Criminal Law Group’s special counsel at criminal law. He is a renowned drug lawyer whose reputation precedes him.  He recognised as being one of the best criminal lawyers and drug lawyers in Sydney and across NSW.   

Australian Criminal Law Group sought out Joseph’s services after becoming aware of his capacity to secure acquittals in drug importation cases. His ability to convince courts not to record convictions in drug possession cases was unrivaled.

Joseph appears in Local Court, District and Supreme Court as well as the NSW Crime Commission. He has been a criminal lawyer for more than 10 years’ and his experience is evident from his calm, confident demeanour in a courtroom.

If you would like to speak to Joseph about your case, contact us to organise a free first conference on (02) 8815 8167 or via web enquiry.

 

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