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Sian O’Shaughnessy

Sian is an experienced and tenacious advocate who brings a thorough and compassionate approach to every case.

Sian has appeared in courts across New South Wales, defending clients on charges ranging from traffic infringements in the Local Court to complex indictable matters. She regularly appears in the Local, District and Supreme Courts as well as instructing Counsel in the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Sian has previously practiced at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS), appearing daily in courts across Western NSW to defend clients in a fast-paced and challenging environment. She has also practiced in appellate law at Legal Aid and began her career as an Associate in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, working for a Judge with a strong background and workload in criminal law. In combination, these roles have allowed Sian to develop into a well-rounded and experienced criminal defence lawyer.