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Injuring with reckless disregard charge. Jury trial. Client charged with injuring a female by hitting her in the head with a broom. Client denied the charge on basis of self defence and that he was not reckless. The jury found my client not guilty. Acquitted.
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Daniel Schellenberg LL.B. - Barrister
Every person deserves a competent advocate to act on their behalf, no matter what situation they might find themselves in. I pride myself in doing the best for my clients. I have over 10 years experience exclusively practicing as a criminal defence lawyer.
I hold Ministry of Justice approval to act in Criminal PAL 4 proceedings - life imprisonment offences and in appeals to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
I am a member of the Auckland District Law Society, The New Zealand Bar Association, the New Zealand Criminal Bar Association and the New Zealand Law Society. I was an executive committee member of the New Zealand Criminal Bar Association from 2015-2017, which represents the interests of criminal lawyers and their clients throughout New Zealand.
I can offer you:
Experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer
Appearing before the Courts or having to interact with the Police or other government authorities is an overwhelming experience for many people and their families. I am here to help you through the process and make sure your rights are protected.
I am experienced in representing clients charged under:
The Crimes Act 1961
The Land Transport Act 1998
The Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
The Summary Offences Act 1981
Criminal Defence Services in Auckland
I am available for affordable legal advice and representation for all criminal and traffic related charges. I specialise in defending criminal charges and will fight to protect your freedom.
I offer straight forward and honest legal advice, and will explain the Court process and various options available to you. Whether defending a charge at trial, or pleading guilty and looking for the best possible outcome at sentencing – I will ensure you receive justice.
If you or a loved one is facing an alleged breach of the law, it is important that competent legal advice is quickly obtained. Contact me to arrange an appointment.
Criminal Lawyer Auckland
Your entire life can change depending on the outcome of your case. Anyone would be filled with anxiety. Having the right criminal defence lawyer by your side allows for the best possible outcome. I am the Auckland criminal lawyer you need.