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Brisbane Criminal Lawyer

Brisbane Defamation Lawyer

Mobile: 0402227498

Alex Nelson is a Brisbane Barrister in Gibbs Chambers, Level 15, Quay Central working in commercial litigation with a particular interest in defamation of character and in criminal law.  


Best Results to date

 

Acquittal for Murder and acquittal for Manslaughter

Leave to appeal 12 years out of time and successful in reducing sentence from 20 years to 13 years.

 

Recent Results 

January 2014, summary dismissal of a Peace and Good Behaviour application

December 2013, wholly suspended sentence on significant fraud

December 2013, successful in appeal against 20 year sentence for 4 x rapes; sentence reduced by 7 years 

June 2013, successful application in the Court of Appeal for 12 year extension of time in which to appeal

May 2013, successful application to re-open sentence for 30 counts of fraud, conviction removed

May 2013, Magistrates Court at Ipswich, Not Guilty of Fraud

May 2013, District Court Brisbane, wholly suspended sentence for possess Child Exploitation Material

April 2013, Armed Robbery trial discontinued  

March 2013, District Court sentence appeal allowed

January 2013, District Court at Brisbane, Rape trial discontinued

December 2012, successful in a motion to strike out the evidence and the Statement of Claim of a Lenders Mortgage Insurer who was suing a borrower that had been in default

November 2012, District Court at Maroochydore, wholly suspended sentence for 5 counts of fraud against the Commonwealth in the range of $60,000

November 2012  District Court, Ipswich - Not Guilty Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent, Grievous Bodily Harm, Threatening Violence at Night 

October 2012  District Court, Brisbane - Not Guilty Wounding

September 2012  District Court, Brisbane - Not Guilty Indecent Dealing x 3 and Indecent Treatment x 3 

September 2012  District Court, Brisbane - Not Guilty Rape

August 2012  District Court, Brisbane - Not Guilty Dangerous Operation Motor Vehicle Causing Grievous Bodily Harm

July 2012  District Court, Cairns - Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm trial discontinued

June 2012  District Court, Cairns - Indecent Treatment trial discontinued

May 2012    District Court, Cairns - Rape x 2 trial discontinued

May 2012    District Court, Cairns - Indecent Treatment trial discontinued

April 2012    District Court, Brisbane - fraud trial discontinued

April 2012    District Court, Brisbane - Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle trial discontinued

February 2012    District Court, Brisbane - acquittal for Rape, Indecent Dealing trial discontinued

January 2012   Supreme Court, Brisbane - acquittal for Murder and acquittal for Manslaughter

 

 

 

 

Alex knows that preparation and planning are the keys to success for any criminal barrister or defamation barrister. You can trust him to read the brief thoroughly, to know the facts and apply them to the law achieving the best possible outcome for the client. 

 

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation. 

 

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