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Melbourne’s Specialist Criminal Defence Lawyers

Are you intending to get advice and representation for an upcoming case?  Pascoe Criminal Law is a specialist criminal defence firm with offices in Melbourne CBD and Rosanna.

Traffic Offences

Dangerous driving, careless driving, drive whilst license suspended and other traffic offences prosecuted under the Road Safety Act 1986 (Vic).

Drink Driving Offences

The length of the disqualification period depends upon the particular offence and various factors.

Drug Offences

The penalties vary depending upon the type and quantity of drugs involved and the circumstances in which the offence occurs.

Family Violence Offences

Assaults causing injury, harassment, stalking, threats to kill, Breach Family Violence Intervention Order and others.

Assault & Threat Offences

Assault, threats, or stalking offences can vary greatly depending upon the seriousness of the circumstances of the alleged offending.

Firearm Offences

The penalties for offences under the Firearms Act 1996 (Vic) depend upon whether the accused person is a prohibited or non-prohibited person. 

Property Offences

The penalties available for property offences vary greatly, and are not necessarily representative of the maximum penalty available.  

Sexual Offences

In Victoria, the sexual offences prosecuted by our Courts are contained in the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic). Depending upon the seriousness of the allegation, a sexual offence will usually be heard in either the Magistrates' Court or the County Court.

Diversion Applications

A diversion is a court outcome that enables a person to avoid a criminal history.

Intervention Orders

Family Violence Intervention Orders
& Personal Safety Intervention Orders

Bail Applications

The issue of bail usually arises following the arrest of a person and a subsequent police interview.

Royal Commissions & IBAC

If you receive a witness summons to attend to give evidence or produce documents at a Royal Commission.

Accredited Criminal Defence Law Firm

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Have an Accredited Criminal Lawyer Represent You

Our firm provides representation for all criminal law offences across all jurisdictions in Melbourne and regional Victoria. As a specialist criminal defence firm we have the deep legal expertise to provide you with expert advice. 

Award Winning Criminal Defence Law Firm in Melbourne

Our Approach

We recognise that often our clients come to us during a period of personal crisis.  The hopes, fears and ambitions of our clients are central to why we practice criminal law. 

Our Purpose

We value the work that we do helping our client’s defend allegations of criminal offending, and in other cases, mitigating the impact of such offending.  We acknowledge we are in a privileged position to do so.  

How We Can Help

Getting prompt and expert advice is key to obtaining the best outcome for your case.  When we meet with you we’ll find out what matters most to you and create a plan to achieve your goal. 


Mr Pascoe has delivered above and beyond my expectations.  I couldn’t recommend more to anyone. 10/10

Paula I

I felt like Shaun understood me and my situation and fought hard for me. I was very happy with the outcome.

Matt P

I received an outcome that was far better than what I was expecting. I would happily recommend Shaun.

Greg T

Hands down the best criminal defence firm with unparalleled solicitors. Highly recommend.

Arthur A

Thank you Shaun and Joseph for helping me! Smart, compassionate, efficient and informative. Absolute legends!”

Denise W

Shaun negotiated with the prosecutors to have some of my charges withdrawn. He managed to get me the best outcome.

Vaughn T

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