About us

Our Story

Founded by Jack Leitner and Daniel Shestowsky, Australian Lawyers and Advocates is dedicated to providing high-quality legal representation to all of our clients. Not only are we exceptional lawyers, but we are also exceptional advocates who are highly experienced in advocating for our clients in and out of the courtroom. We believe that all of our clients should be part of their legal team and not simply treated as a number. We understand that legal proceedings, no matter which form they might take, can be confusing and stressful.

 

We are your strength throughout the course of your matter and pride ourselves in being with you every step of the way. As experienced advocates, we are your voice inside and outside of the courtroom and pride ourselves on our ability to present your case in order to advance your interests in the pursuit of the best possible outcome.

 

Many law firms claim to be the ‘best’ or ‘leading’ law firms. We don’t talk ourselves up, but instead let our results, reputation and high level of client service and satisfaction speak for themselves.

 

Australian Lawyers and Advocates.
Your Team. Your Strength. Your Voice.

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What sets us apart

Many law firms claim to be ‘the best’ or ‘leading’ firms. At Australian Lawyers and Advocates, we let our results, reputation and high level of client service and satisfaction speak for themselves.

Why should you choose us? Here’s what sets us apart.

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We are your team.
We view you as part of our legal team in the conduct of your case. We adopt a collaborative approach with you in order to help achieve the best outcome and to deliver the highest standards of client service.
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We are your strength.
With years of knowledge and experience, we are lawyers who are fearless and highly respected advocates both in and out of the court room who are able to professionally and persuasively present your case.
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We are your voice.
As lawyers who are also highly skilled and experienced advocates, we are your voice whether it be in or out of court. We pride ourselves on our ability to present your case in order to advance your interests in the pursuit of the best possible outcome.
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We are reputable and results driven.
Many law firms claim to be 'the best' or 'leading' firms. We prefer not to talk ourselves up, but rather let our reputation and results do the talking for us. Our lawyers are respected amongst judges as well as our opponents and we are renowned for our ability to obtain excellent results for our clients.
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We are approachable and accessible.
We understand that your time is valuable. We offer flexible appointments and are able to make convenient arrangements to discuss your case either in person or by phone/video.
We appear in matters all over Australia giving you access to the highest quality legal representation no matter where you are.
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We are affordable.
We offer flexible payment arrangements with fixed fee or time costed fee arrangements specifically tailored to your case.
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.

How can we help?

Get in touch with our team by calling us in order to arrange an appointment to discuss your matter or alternatively, you can contact us with your query below and one of our team will contact you.