The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2019-05-16T14:24:23Z Sydney Criminal Lawyers Criminal Law Scholarship established to encourage and support law students pursuing a career in criminal defence. 2019-05-16T14:24:23Z sydney-criminal-lawyers-criminal-law-scholarship-established-to-encourage-and-support-law-students-pursuing-a-career-in-criminal-defence The Scholarship, is open now, and is valued at $5,000. The successful applicant may also be offered Practical Legal Training placement with Sydney Criminal Lawyers.Investing in the future."We want to do more than just encourage those students with an interest in pursuing careers in criminal law, we want support them to actively get their career off the ground and a scholarship is an ideal way to do that," says Principal of Sydney Criminal Lawyers, Mr Ugur Nedim."As a firm, Sydney Criminal Lawyers has a strong interest in nurturing young talent. We know that our team benefits greatly from the freshness and enthusiasm of graduates who accept jobs with us, or partake in work experience. But more than that, over the long term, enabling young lawyers to pursue a career in criminal law simply ensures that the profession overall continues to thrive.""We see the scholarship as a way of not just giving back to the profession that has given us all very rewarding careers, but also as a way of investing in its future in a meaningful way - attracting the best, most talented people and facilitating their career pathway, along with seeking to continually improve and evolve what we do and how we do it, for the benefit of our clients and the wider community."About the scholarship.The Sydney Criminal Lawyers Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit - especially in criminal law-related subjects and applicants will also be judged on the quality of their overall application, including resume, covering letter and interview with the firm's principal."Criminal law is a demanding, but gratifying career," says Mr Nedim. "It tends to suit people who have strong advocacy, listening and communication skills, as well as a keen interest in the way the law impacts our lives," says Mr Nedim.How to Apply.Applicants must have Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency and enrolled in their penultimate or final year in an LL.B, Juris Doctor or Legal Practitioners Admission Board course, or undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, in New South Wales or the ACT.To apply, email a covering letter, resume and academic record to Mr Ugur Nedim at un@sydneycriminallawyers.com.au. Include all contact information. Applications close at 11.59pm, 30 November 2019.Contact Sydney Criminal Lawyers: Ugur Nedim, Principal Lawyer, Sydney Criminal Lawyers, Museum Towers, Suite 503, 267 Castlereagh St., Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia. Phone: +61 (0)2 9261 8884 Fax: +61 (0)2 9264 0880 E-mail: un@sydneycriminallawyers.com.au Source: www.sydneycriminallawyers.com.au/media-centre/media-releases/scholarship-to-encourage-students-to-take-up-criminal-law/ Sydney Criminal Lawyers Launch NSW Pocket Lawyer App for iPhone and iPad 2016-06-06T15:31:17Z sydney-criminal-lawyers-launch-nsw-pocket-lawyer-app-for-iphone-and-ipad For many people facing criminal charges, such as drunk driving, it can be hard to navigate through the law. It may even be difficult to get answers to simple legal questions without having to see a lawyer and they are not known for helping people free of charge.Sydney Criminal Lawyers want to stand out from the crowd, not only as a leading law firm, but also for going the extra-mile to help people to quickly understand the law, and to help themselves in a range of situations without having to pay for a lawyer.This forward thinking city-based law firm, practicing almost exclusively in criminal law, uses social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube and Google+ to engage with their clients and the wider community, answer questions and discuss legal issues.Their desire to embrace innovative new technologies, and to make the law engaging and accessible to all, has taken them one step further by bringing a whole host of legal information into a handy and easy-to-use app for iPhone and iPad called the NSW Pocket Lawyer app, a one-stop-shop for information about criminal and traffic laws in NSW.Available to download free on the App Store, the NSW Pocket Lawyer app contains a wealth of information about the law, legal process and an individual's rights - all handily accessible on iPhone and iPad.The app already contains over 500 blog posts in a user-friendly format providing quick and easy information about:* Individual's rights when approached by police,* What to do if arrested and charged,* How to get out of custody on bail,* How to prepare a self-defence for court,* How to get cases dropped without having to hire a lawyer, and* The laws, procedures and penalties for wide range criminal and traffic offences.And it's all in plain English.All the app content has been uniquely prepared by Sydney Criminal Lawyers' experienced team of lawyers, ensuring the most accurate, up-to-date and helpful information.Also included are over 100 short videos about a range of legal topics which bring valuable knowledge about the law and legal rights to everyone's fingertips, all free of charge.For more information about the NSW Pocket Lawyer app, or to arrange a free conference with an experienced lawyer, contact Sydney Criminal Lawyers' expert defence team 24/7 on (02) 9261 8881 or via email at info@criminallaw.com.auA high resolution media kit is available at http://www.sydneycriminallawyers.com.au/media-centre/apps/nsw-pocket-lawyer/ for journalists wishing to access app related images.Source: http://www.sydneycriminallawyers.com.au/media-centre/media-releases/nsw-pocket-lawyer-app-launched/