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Criminal law
Appellate criminal law
Coronial inquests
Commissions of Inquiry
Disciplinary Tribunals
Road Transport
All Criminal law matters, including bail applications, hearings, trials and sentences for assault, theft, fraud, apprehended violence orders, customs offences, affray and violent disorder, robbery, break and enter offences, offensive language, offensive conduct, sexual assault, murder, manslaughter, terrorism, weapons charges and drug possession, supply, and manufacture.
Appeals in all types of criminal law, including to the District Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Court of Criminal Appeal and High Court of Australia.
All Commissions of Inquiry, including Royal Commissions, Independent Commission against Corruption, Police Integrity Commission, NSW and Australian Crime Commissions.
Advice and representation in all disciplinary tribunal proceedings, including the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) and sporting tribunals.
All types of traffic law, including drink and drug driving, dangerous and negligent driving including occasioning death and grievous bodily harm, police pursuits, licence appeals, speeding, driving while suspended or disqualified and heavy vehicle offences.

P.   (02) 8815 8114

F.   (02) 4027 5811



Level 1

299 Elizabeth Street


NSW 2000

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Maria Walz is a passionate criminal lawyer. She cares about the law, and about ensuring that each of her clients receives the very best representation.

Maria has more than ten years’ experience in criminal law. Her skills have been recognised by the Law Society of New South Wales through her accreditation as a specialist in criminal law, and by her appointment to the Legal Aid NSW Serious Crime Panel.

Using her careful attention to detail, Maria meticulously prepares every matter. She ensures that her clients understand the process they are involved in and are kept informed each step of the way. Her clients value her forthright manner and genuine concern.

Maria is a fearless advocate for her clients and is well respected by the judiciary and throughout the profession. She has excellent working relationships with exceptional barristers, building formidable legal teams to achieve the best results for her clients.

Maria has experience acting for defendants in all types of criminal matters, including serious assaults, sexual assaults, robberies, drug matters (supply, manufacture and importation), complex frauds, murder and terrorism. Her experience includes acting in Local Court hearings and sentences, District and Supreme Court trials and sentences, and appeals to the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal and the High Court of Australia.



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