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Smith & Tapper Criminal Lawyers

We take the tough cases.

Experienced Criminal Lawyers

Smith & Tapper Criminal Lawyers is one of Melbourne’s most progressive criminal law firms. 

Our lawyers are highly experienced and enjoy an enviable record of success in criminal, traffic, intervention order, and infringement matters. 

We understand that engaging a lawyer is one of the most important decisions you will make. We take care to deliver specialist advice with compassion and understanding. When you work with us, you will have a team of experts in your corner and direct access to senior legal professionals. 

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How We Help

We specialise in criminal and intervention order law to deliver the best outcomes to our clients.

Criminal Law Legal Services Melbourne

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Criminal Law

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Intervention Orders Legal Advice

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Intervention Orders

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Legal Aid

We provide limited Legal Aid services in criminal matters. Contact our office to discuss eligibility.


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Why Choose Smith & Tapper Criminal Lawyers?

Work with a specialist Melbourne criminal law firm for personalised and expert representation.

Our lawyers are working for you.

You will have a team of experts working on your matter and direct access to senior lawyers.

We Get Results

Most of our clients come to us via referral because we know the law and know how to defend your rights.

Trusted & Experienced

Our lawyers are highly regarded within the profession and amongst our clients.

Fair Pricing

Our fees are fixed and transparent. You will know exactly what to expect and won’t be charged for things you don’t need.

We Make Time for You

Our lawyers are flexible and generous with their time. Your case will receive the attention it needs from someone who cares about the result as much as you.

Practical Advice

We provide realistic and practical advice while going the extra mile to defend your rights.