About Us

Criminal Law Specialists

Trusted, experienced, committed.

Providing Criminal Defence for Criminal Charges in Melbourne 

Papa Hughes Melbourne criminal lawyers provides defence for all criminal charges in Melbourne.

Papa Hughes Lawyers is a client focussed Melbourne criminal defence law firm, and our priority is always to achieve the best possible result for our clients.

Our principal lawyer, Andrew Papadimitropoulos, has been practicing as a criminal defence lawyer in Melbourne for twenty years and is an Accredited Criminal Law Specialist. 

Our Melbourne criminal lawyers are experienced in running complex trials in the Supreme Court of Victoria and County Court of Victoria, as well as regularly conducting bail applications, pleas and contested hearings in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court and other Magistrates’ Courts throughout Victoria.

Papa Hughes criminal defence lawyers use their tactical skills, knowledge and experience as criminal lawyers to consistently achieve excellent results.

Strong connections with Melbourne criminal defence barristers and leading professional service providers in Melbourne ensures we are able to assemble the best possible team to defend your individual needs.

Our reputation is based on results.

What we do

We practice in every aspect of criminal law and traffic offence matters, in all jurisdictions from the Magistrates’ Court to the Supreme Court.

From bail applications, pleas, trials and Court of Appeal matters, our aim is to ensure you get the best result possible. 

From beginning to end, we apply a tactical approach to achieve every possible advantage.

We are on the summary and indictable panels of Victoria Legal Aid and can apply for funding on your behalf (subject to eligibility criteria).

Contact us & discuss criminal charges with our criminal law specialists.

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