Kernaghan and Associates Lawyers
Level 4, 2 Coombe Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
Kernaghan & Associates Lawyers
Recognised as expert criminal law practitioners, all we do is criminal law and we are exceptionally good at it.
For serious clients demanding distinguished representation and performance.
We provide you with the most accurate and complete legal advice and representation in criminal law. We focuses exclusively on representation in criminal law litigation.
We act for clients throughout Australia and New Zealand. Get your best defence from leading criminal law expert.
Kernaghan & Associates areas of expertise are:
- Drink driving/RTA offences
- Criminal offences
- Apprehended violence orders
- Children's court proceedings
- RSPCA prosecutions
- EPA prosecutions
Start your defence with the best!
We provide easily accessible legal assistance to clients in the following areas:
- Batemans Bay
Our Team Profiles
Matthew Ward LLBPosition
Matthew Ward is the newest member of our team. An outstanding graduate of the University of Wollongong, Matthew works as part of the preparation, support and development team that puts each of our cases together. Thoroughly versed in the most modern and advanced research and case preparation techniques, Matthew's work focuses upon discovery, brief analysis, investigative review and proofs. An active member of the local community, Matthew provides significant pro bono legal support to community groups and is involved in mentoring the region's young leaders.
James Howell LLB BAPosition
James Howell is a senior associate in the team, heading up criminal litigation in Local Court pleas and severity appeals in the District Court. He has an extensive practice containing Private and defended AVO litigation, larceny, domestic violence offences and traffic related defence work. As with everyone in our team, James practices exclusively in Criminal Law and criminal defence work is the core of his legal skills. James is active in pro bono legal help and advice for disadvantaged members of our community. Member of the NSW Law Society
Aaron Kernaghan LLB Hons BA GradDip(LP)Position
Aaron Kernaghan is the principal lawyer at Kernaghan & Associates and leads a team of solicitors who practice exclusively in criminal law. With over a decade of experience in criminal law, Aaron is a highly successful trial lawyer who specialises in complex criminal litigation and hearings. He has an extensive trial, appeals and hearing practice and leads our team in the more complicated trials (including homicide, robbery, fraud and sexual assault defences). Member of LAW SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL DEFENCE ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION SYDNEY FORENSIC MEDICINE & SCIENCE NETWORK at the University of Sydney
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