Your Team. Your Strength. Your Voice.

Who we are

We are a team of exceptional lawyers who are also highly skilled advocates. Highly reputable and results driven, we are here to help you with your case.

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Jack Leitner and Daniel Shestowsky

Our services

Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Our team of exceptional lawyers are highly experienced advocates in all types of criminal law matters and regularly appear in a wide range of matters in Sydney's Children's, Local, District and Supreme Courts. We can assist you with all kinds of criminal law matters including:

  • Murder and Manslaughter
  • Assaults and Wounding
  • Firearms and Weapons offences
  • Driving offences
  • Sexual Assault, Sexual Act and Sexual Touching offences
  • Kidnapping
  • Riot and Affray
  • Larceny, Shoplifting and Stealing
  • Robbery offences
  • Break and Enter and other property offences
  • Fraud, forgery and identity offences
  • Money laundering
  • Domestic Violence
  • Property destruction or damage
  • Public Justice offences
  • Drug possession, drug supply and other drug-related offences
  • Commonwealth criminal offences
  • Bail Applications
  • Police Station attendances
  • All other criminal law offences

Many firms claim to be the best or leading criminal lawyers. At Australian Lawyers and Advocates, our service, reputation and results speak for themselves. Our team of lawyers will carefully consider and assess your case, provide you with high quality legal advice and present your case using our extensive knowledge and advocacy experience in order to get you the best possible outcome.

If you require legal assistance with any criminal law matter, do not delay or hesitate to seek legal representation and contact our team to arrange high quality legal representation.

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Sydney Traffic Lawyers

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Sydney Traffic Lawyers

Our team of exceptional lawyers are highly experienced advocates in all types of New South Wales traffic law and regularly appear in a wide range of matters in all Sydney courts. We can assist you with all kinds of traffic law matters including:

  • Traffic Infringements such as speeding, mobile phone, red light and other traffic infringements
  • Serious Traffic Offences such as Dangerous Driving, Police Pursuit and Street Racing
  • Drink Driving, Drug Driving and Driving Under the Influence
  • Driving Whilst Suspended, Cancelled or Disqualified
  • Licence Suspension Appeals
  • Applications to Remove Licence Disqualifications/Habitual Offender Declarations
  • Heavy Vehicle National Law matters
  • All other appeals and traffic law prosecutions

Many firms claim to be the best or leading traffic lawyers. At Australian Lawyers and Advocates, our service, reputation and results speak for themselves. Our team of lawyers will carefully consider and assess your case, provide you with high-quality legal advice and present your case using our extensive knowledge and advocacy experience in order to get you the best possible outcome.

Many traffic law matters have strict time limits in which to act. If you require legal assistance with any traffic law matter, do not delay or hesitate to seek legal advice and contact our team to arrange high quality legal representation.

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Family Law

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Sydney Family Lawyers

Our Sydney team of lawyers and highly experienced advocates can assist you with your family law matter. We understand that family law matters are often stressful, and we aim to guide you through your matter in a professional and compassionate way. We can assist you with:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Children and parenting matters
  • Property settlement
  • Child and spousal support
  • All other Family Law matters

Many firms claim to be the best or leading family lawyers. Our service, reputation and results speak for themselves. Our team of lawyers will carefully consider and assess your case, provide you with high quality legal advice and present your case using our extensive knowledge and advocacy experience in order to get you the best possible outcome.

If you require legal assistance with any family law matter, do not delay or hesitate to seek legal representation and contact our team to arrange high quality legal representation.

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Meet our Team

Jack Leitner

Jack Leitner

B.SocSc, LL.B (Hons), GDLP, Acc. Spec (Crim)

Legal Practice Director

Admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and of the High Court of Australia, Jack has dedicated his professional life to defending those accused of criminal offences. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Social Science (Criminology) in addition to his requisite admission qualifications. Jack’s wealth of experience ranges from less serious matters such as traffic offences and drink driving and drug possession, to the most serious offences, such as murder, aggravated sexual assaults, fraud, armed robbery, and offences relating to large-scale drug operations.

Jack has appeared in all manner of Courts and Tribunals from the Children’s and Local Courts through to the District and Supreme Courts of NSW as well as Courts within the Federal jurisdiction. He has also conducted, and appeared in matters in the family and civil law jurisdictions.

Jack is a passionate and highly skilled lawyer and advocate with high-level attention to detail, and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients. Jack’s expertise and experience in the field of Criminal Law has resulted in him being one of a small number of criminal lawyers accredited by the NSW Law Society as a lawyer who has demonstrated specialised competence in the field of criminal law and who has been conferred Specialist Accreditation by the Law Society under its Specialist Accreditation scheme.

Outside of legal practice, Jack enjoys spending time with his family. Jack’s interests include sports, camping and fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.

Daniel Shestowsky

Daniel Shestowsky

BA (Pol), LLB, GDLP

Legal Practice Director

Daniel practices exclusively in the areas of criminal and traffic law. Daniel is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales as well as the High Court of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Majoring in Politics) in addition to requisite admission qualifications. Daniel has acted for clients in a range of matters, from drug possession and drink driving matters, to large scale frauds, sexual assault and robbery matters. Daniel has appeared in a variety of Courts, from the Children’s and Local Courts through to the District and Supreme Courts of NSW.

Daniel is a passionate and driven advocate for his clients. He has a focused and committed attitude to representing his clients and he recognises that every client’s matter is a significant priority in their lives. Daniel is an experienced advocate in the Courtroom, having appeared in all variety of Courts in Sydney and Greater NSW.

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Insurance Claim Settled after 2020 Londonderry Flood

Jack Leitner represented a husband and wife with respect to their insurance claim matter, securing a full payout of our clients' claim. After several days of significant rainfall in March 2020, our clients’ property was flooded, leaving behind a trail of home and contents damage. To add insult to injury, our clients’ insurer constantly delayed and mishandled our clients’ claim.

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