Case Studies - Criminal Law
Bail Granted for alleged breach of extended supervision order

Bail Granted for alleged breach of extended supervision order

Bail Granted for alleged breach of extended supervision order

Bail granted for an alleged breach of extended supervision under the Terrorism (High-Risk Offenders) Act 2017.

Our client is an elderly man subject to an onerous extended supervision order under the Terrorism (High-Risk Offenders) Act 2017. The police alleged our client breached his ESO condition by interacting with a person excluded from his association list (which was list of more then 50 persons he was not allowed to associate with).

Our client was subsequently charged with two counts of; Fail to comply with extended supervision order T2 Terrorism (High-Risk Offenders) Act 2017. Our client’s orders were extremely onerous. These included that;

1) The defendant must obey all reasonable directions of an EO (including in respect of providing a schedule of movements. The defendant must not associate (including using third parties) with any person or persons specified by an EO, whether face to face or by written correspondence or electronic means. The defendant must inform an Enforcement Officer of the identity of any person with whom he does, or is likely to, regularly associate and that the defendant must not contact, attempt to communicate with, or otherwise associate or affiliate with other persons held in custody or with any person he is aware is subject to a control order, on parole or otherwise subject to a supervision order without prior approval of an Enforcement Officer.

Accordingly, our client was refused bail by the police and brought before the Court for a bail application.

Our principal solicitor Mohammad Khan, appeared at the bail application on behalf of our client. The police argued that the prosecution case was very specific and that the police had a very strong prosecution case against our client. In addition, the breach was captured on CCTV footage. The sentencing statistics for this offence were that 90% of people went into full-time jail.

On behalf of our client, we made submissions that although the prosecution case was strong, the breach was not planned, that a breach of ESO should not automatically mean that you will receive a full time custodial sentence and that the test for bail is more then just if the case against a person is strong.

The magistrate was persuaded to grant our client bail, and he was released on conditional bail on the basis that he continues to comply with his extended supervision orders made by the Supreme Court of NSW.

If you have been charged with a serious terrorism or ESO breach offence, you should contact a criminal defence lawyer.

If the police have charged you or a loved one, you must attend court. Appearing in court for a criminal charge is usually daunting. Let us help you make the process easier. Here are 10 reasons to choose our team of criminal lawyers from Lyons Law Group;


Result-focused criminal lawyers 


Our team will work to achieve the best result for you in the shortest time possible. However, we do aim to provide quality over quantity service to you. Our criminal lawyers appear in all criminal and traffic matters, including trials, sentencing, bail applications, and apprehended violence orders. We are a result-focused firm of lawyers.

At Lyons Law, we do not make any unrealistic promises for results. You will be advised on the most realistic results achievable in your case, including acquittals of all charges against you. Nevertheless, you can be sure that our team will work extremely hard to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


Proven Track Record


Our experienced defence lawyers are passionate about representing their clients and achieving the best outcome. Lyons Law is a team of solicitors who are dedicated, and with our support staff, you can be confident of the highest quality of legal representation. We have an exceptional track record of results. We provide our outstanding client service at an affordable rate for our clients.


Fixed Fees


We always let our clients know how much their cases will cost from the beginning. This makes it easier for them to decide whether or not they want to proceed with the case. Not only do we offer fixed fees for many types of criminal cases and services, but also free first phone consultations. In addition, our firm offers fixed fees applicable to a wide range of Local Court cases such as drink driving, fraud, drug possession, assault, and AVOs.


Free First Conference


For all of those individuals who are going to court, we offer a free first 15-minute phone conference with one of our senior criminal defence lawyer. It is best you email our office all your relevant documents before a conference so criminal lawyers can provide the best advice within that time frame.


Highly experienced criminal defence lawyer


Lyons Law Group is a highly experienced team of criminal lawyers. Our team is led by Mohammad Khan, who is one of the best criminal lawyers in Sydney. He has represented clients in some of Australia’s most high-profile cases and was under the direct tutelage of Australia’s leading criminal lawyer Adam Houda.


Moreover, our team has worked and successfully represented clients on highly complex trials and sentences in NSW.


Work closely with Australia’s leading criminal law barrister


We work closely with some of Australia’s leading criminal law barristers. Barristers are usually instructed in more serious matters, and their experience and input can be invaluable to your case. The barristers we regularly instruct range from Queen’s counsels, Senior counsels and highly experienced junior-senior counsels.


Specialist for District and Supreme Court trials


Our team of sydney criminal lawyers have worked on numerous District and Supreme Court trials in NSW. We have worked on extremely complex criminal law trials that require impeccable preparation and understanding of the law.


Specialist for bail applications in NSW


Lyons Law Group is a highly experienced team of bail lawyers. We have regularly obtained bail for clients for extremely serious charges that carry life sentences. For types of charges, bail is usually denied by a Court.


In house Experts


Our criminal lawyers have in-house investigators with decades of law enforcement experience and assist our team with process service, background checks, integrity testing, investigations, surveillance, and bug detection.


For the preparation of jury trials and defended hearings, these services can be utilised on behalf of our client to achieve the best result.


Appearance at all Courts in NSW


From Broken Hill to Waverly, our criminal lawyers appear in all courts throughout New South Wales.


If you wish to contact us or book your first free 15-minute phone conference, contact us on 0404479096 or send us an email at info@lyonslaw.com.au.


  • Lyons Law Group | Criminal Defence Lawyers

    Lyons Law Group is a boutique firm of expert criminal solicitors and barristers. Lyons Law Group is dedicated to strong advocacy when representing its clients with an approach that is tailored to every client’s specific needs.