Repute Law

(7.00 am to 11.00 pm, 7 days)

Leading Assault Defence Lawyers

Assault charge offences

Repute Law is a leading criminal law firm with Senior Criminal Defence Lawyers who have extensive experience representing clients charged with assault offences. Our lawyers’ well-earned reputation comes from a strong track record of successfully defending clients in even the most complex and challenging assault cases.

It’s worth knowing how different we are from other criminal law firms.

  • We offer fixed fees with no unpleasant hidden extra costs. We give you 100% certainty about your case costs.
  • All our criminal cases are handled and run by Senior Criminal Defence Lawyers — never a junior lawyer. We promise to represent you with expertise you can trust.
  • We run a lean firm where you spend every dollar on getting top-notch legal advice for your case — not unnecessary standard legal corporate trimmings.

We really excel at what we do. Our past outcomes and results include:

  • Getting all charges dropped early
  • Negotiating to secure less serious charges
  • Securing Section 10 non-convictions
  • Securing not guilty verdicts in Court
  • Avoiding prison sentences

We understand that no two cases are the same, and we provide each client with the individualised attention, clear advice and sympathetic support they deserve. We work tirelessly to protect your rights and interests and will help you get the best outcome in your case.

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We are very different

Typically, traditional law firms have expensive offices, layer upon layer of partners and associates, not to mention company cars and lots of long lunches. Guess who pays for all of that? Yes, you do—the client.

At Repute Law, we think this approach is just plain wrong, so we take an entirely new approach. We truly value our clients, and we keep all our company expenditures as low as possible so that your money is spent on what it needs to be spent on — the best Senior Criminal Defence Lawyer and legal advice to get you the best outcome. If you have been charged with an assault, you know we will look after you in every way possible, both legally and financially.

The serious impact of your charge

The punishment for assault can be extremely serious and may even result in a significant term of imprisonment. Accusations of assault can also harm your mental health, career, business and relationships.

If you are charged with an assault offence, you must seek specialist legal representation immediately. Our extensive experience and expertise with assault cases mean we can take immediate action to defend your interests.

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What we believe

Being charged with allegedly having committed an assault can be a difficult, stressful and confusing experience. You may worry about your future and the future of your family. Securing a knowledgeable senior lawyer with expertise in assault offences is one of the most important steps to achieve a successful outcome.

When you contact the team at Repute Law, we assign a Senior Criminal Defence Lawyer to your case. We then meticulously scrutinise the evidence against you to build an effective defence strategy and obtain the best possible result.

Fixed fees for assault lawyers

Repute Law believes in offering a fixed fee service so there is certainty and transparency in the cost of our legal work. We never post unexpected hidden fees or bias costs based on your occupation or postcode. Since our Senior Criminal Defence Lawyers work remotely, you don’t have to pay for an expensive office with unnecessary overheads. 

You’re never assigned an inexperienced junior lawyer, only a Senior Assault Defence Lawyer

Repute Law goes above and beyond to ensure you get the care and attention you deserve. As well as having a Senior Criminal Defence Lawyer by your side, you also receive support from your designated Case Concierge™, who is also a lawyer. 

Your Case Concierge™ monitors your case to give regular updates by phone, text and email. They also regularly check in with you to ensure you are updated with all Court proceedings.

Senior Criminal Defence Lawyer

If your case goes to Court, your Senior Criminal Defence Lawyer and Repute Law Case Concierge™ will ensure you are Court Ready™. Repute Law creates this unique process to ensure our clients know what to expect and how to behave in Court.

At Repute Law, we have Senior Criminal Defence Lawyers who specialise in assault offences, including:

  • Common assault
  • Assaulting a police officer
  • Aggravated assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Causing grievous bodily harm or wounding with intent
  • Recklessly causing grievous bodily harm or wounding
  • Affray charges


There are many degrees of assault recognised in Australia, including common assault, aggravated assault, domestic violence and affray. Each of these comes with different sentences and implications, including bonds, fines, conditional release orders, financial penalties, community service and a term of imprisonment .

Any unwanted or unintentional physical force or threat of imminent violence counts as assault in Australia. If you are charged with assault against another person, you are encouraged to call Repute Law immediately.

The first thing to do after getting charged with assault is to contact a Defence Lawyer right away. Senior Criminal Defence Lawyers can work on your case while advising on the next steps so you never feel left out of the process.

Don’t wait to start defending your rights today. Get in touch with Repute Law to build a defence as soon as possible.

Whether you can get bail for assault charges in Australia depends on the severity of the crime charged. Your criminal history and past compliance with conditions may also affect your ability to post bail. For more information on your case, contact Repute Law today.

The outcome of an assault charge proven guilty may result in stiff penalties, including a criminal conviction and record. There are a lot of factors to consider, noting that in appropriate cases it is possible to avoid a criminal conviction whilst in other cases the starting point will be a term of imprisonment. A Repute Law Senior Lawyer is well versed with all assault charges and will advise and guide you and put steps in place for you to get the best possible outcome. This may mean contesting the charges or negotiating the charges and the facts with the police. Experience does matter.

The prosecution must prove that you placed another in fear of imminent force or violence or caused physical injury to another party without lawful excuse or justification.

Repute law Senior Lawyers are well versed in scrutinising and dismantling assault charges. Please note that if our examination of the Police case identifies critical issues the Police can even be approached prior to Court to withdraw the case.

You must be diligent to secure the help of a senior assault lawyer who can review your Court documents and assist with the next steps. You can immediately call the Repute Law legal hotline at 1800 888 228 to speak with a professional.

There are a number of defences that can be advanced. The most common defence arising is self-defence, defence of others or defence of property while navigating an assault charge. Keep in mind your assault lawyer may advise something different depending on your situation. Any action in self defence must be reasonable and proportionate. Please give us a call today to discuss valid defences for your case.

The Court is obliged to give a sentencing discount of up to 25% for a plea of guilty, which may be important in some cases to avoid a criminal conviction and record or a term of imprisonment. Please keep in mind it can be difficult to reverse a guilty plea in the future. Be sure to contact Repute Law before moving forward with your case.