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Simon English

Criminal Defence Lawyer

Simon English was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1984, and now has practiced exclusively in criminal law for over 30 years.

He was recognised as a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Criminal Law Specialist in 1998.

Simon has represented thousands of clients throughout his career in the Children's, Magistrates', County, Supreme Courts and Appellate jurisdictions.

He appears as an advocate on behalf of his clients on a daily basis and is well known, respected, and highly regarded in the courts, achieving excellent outcomes for his clients.

Simon is personally involved with the preparation, planning and strategy of each of his clients' cases. Every client benefits from his vast experience and expertise.

For over 30 years Simon has, and continues to represent legally aided clients.

For those clients who do not qualify for legal aid, his fees are very fair and reasonable. He does not charge for an initial consultation.

Simon handles cases in all areas of criminal law, including traffic law and drink and drug driving. See below for a comprehensive list of areas of criminal law he deals with.

He is available 24/7 on 0418 508 912

or 9525 6666

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Accredited Criminal Law Specialist


Appeals Against Sentence or Conviction

Armed Robbery


Assault Offences

Bail Applications and Conditions

Breach of Community Corrections Orders

Breach of Intervention Orders



Diversion Matters

Drug Offences

Firearms Offences

Fraud Offences




Sexual Offences

Theft and Property Offences

Traffic Matters including Drink and Drug Driving

White Collar Crime

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If you’d like to book a free introductory meeting with Simon, get in touch today. Call for 24 hour service.

1/118 Chapel St, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

Ph: (03) 9525 6666

Fax: (03) 9525 6855

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