About the Downing Centre Court

The Downing Centre is a busy courthouse located at 143-147 Liverpool Street, Sydney NSW 2000, next to Museum Train Station.

It deals with a range of cases, from ‘drink driving’ and ‘drug possession’ to complex jury trials.

If you have a case in the Downing Centre, it’s important to get help from lawyers who are experienced with the Magistrates and Judges in the Downing Centre.

About Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Sydney Criminal Lawyers is a long-established and highly-respected law firm specialising in criminal and traffic cases.

Our offices are located in Museum Towers which is across the road from the Downing Centre Courts.

We are Australia’s Most Awarded Criminal Law Firm, most recently receiving the following accolades:

  • “Criminal Defence Firm of the Year in Australia”, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Corporate INTL Legal Awards,
  • “Criminal Defence Firm of the Year – Australia”, 2017 Lawyer International Global Awards,
  • “Australia – Criminal Defence Law Firm of the Year”, 2016 & 2017 ACQ5 Law Awards,
  • “Best Criminal Law Firm 2017”, Apac Insider Australian Enterprise Awards,
  • “Australian Lawyers of the Year”, 2017 Corporate Vision Legal Elite Awards,
  • “Criminal Defence Lawyer of the Year – Ugur Nedim”, 2017 Finance Monthly Global Law Awards,
  • “Australian Criminal Law Firm of the Year”, 2015 & 2016 Global Law Awards,
  • “Australia – Customer Service Law Firm of the Year”, 2016 ACQ5 Law Awards,
  • “Law Firm of the Year – Criminal Defence – Australia”, 2016 M & A Global Awards,
  • “Criminal Defence Firm of the Year, Australia”, 2016 Finance Monthly Global Law Awards,
  • “Best Criminal Law Firm in NSW”, 2015 APAC Business Awards,
  • Winner, 2015 LexisNexis Legal Innovation Awards,
  • Finalist, 2015 & 2016 Telstra Business Awards (the only NSW firm to reach final),
  • Finalist, 2015 & 2016 True Local Australian Small Business Champion Awards,
  • Finalist, 2015 Lawyers Weekly Law Awards.

Our firm is extremely experienced in the Local Courts and District Courts within the Downing Centre Courthouse.

In fact, each of our defence lawyers appears in the Downing Centre Courts several times every week.

We have a proven track record of obtaining outstanding outcomes in the Downing Centre Courts and we publish many of our results on our main website.

See our Recent Case Results

Client satisfaction is our top priority, and we regularly receive glowing testimonials from our valued clients:

See our Recent Client Testimonials

We offer:

  • A Free First Appointment with a Senior Criminal Defence Lawyer
  • Fixed Fees for most Criminal and Traffic cases; such as drink driving, drug cases, assault cases, AVO cases, Appeals and many other types of cases
  • Free Parking within our building, and
  • A ‘Senior Lawyer Guarantee’; which means that you are guaranteed to be represented by a criminal defence lawyer with several years of experience in the Downing Centre Courts.

We have an outstanding track record of:

  • Getting criminal and driving cases ‘dropped’ at an early stage
  • Winning defended hearings in Downing Centre Local Court,
  • Obtaining superior outcomes for clients who wish to plead ‘guilty’ in all courts within the Downing Centre, and
  • Winning serious jury trials in Downing Centre District Court.

For the best defence in the Downing Centre, call us today for a free appointment on:


(02) 9261 8881