- Under investigation for Criminal or Employment? When Police want to question or have charged you. It is important to get legal advice before talking to authorities, or to your employer.
- Private criminal prosecutions (prosecutions or Defence)including under section 47-49 (reckless conduct or failure of duties) and 144 of the Health and Safety at Wort Act 2015, where there is sufficient evidence and public interest to do so.
- Family violence allegations
- Firearms licence revocations/suspensions and appeals to District Court and High Court.
- Avoiding a conviction through Police Diversion or a discharge without conviction (if you have the grounds to meet the threshold)
- Trial by Jury or Judge Alone Trial if you want to defend the allegations against you
- Health and Safety
- Indigenous forestry (illegal logging of indigenous forestry)
- Customs offences (I do not undertake excise, Tax and duty matters , but I can refer you to the best practitioner for this type of matter).
David Pawson has experience as both a Senior Prosecutor and defence lawyer (Legal Aid Provider approval level (“PAL”) 3 for serious offences.
Eleanor Dyche is an Intermediate Trial Lawyer can advise you because we know how the system works.
We also have a good relationship with enforcement agencies and that is important in getting the best outcome for you.
We are experienced criminal Lawyers based in Te Puke, Tauranga. We can provide specialist services to clients in the Bay of Plenty. We can provide specialist services to clients throughout the central/upper North Island, Waikato region where if there is a lot at stake and you need a specialist eye over your case.
We appear often in Judge Alone Trials, Jury Trials, ERA, District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Court Martial Appeal Court.
Our fees are reasonable and competitive. We do not operate a high volume case load, we strive to have less clients and do a better job than other firms. We offer a ‘fixed fee’ model for most cases we work as opposed to hourly rate (we don’t do 6 minute units!) See our terms and conditions . Pawson Law also accepts credit card payments if you need help fast.
Pawson Law believes in good communication with our confirmed clients, so if you have agreed to an agreed ‘fixed fee’, we do not depart from that and do not charge you for phone calls, letters, and other correspondence. We only charge for this if you instruct us on an hourly rate.