Level 4, 116 Hardware Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

What We Do

When you are charged with a criminal offence it can be a highly stressful time for both you and your family. Balmer Lawyers can help by assisting you in understanding the criminal justice system and court processes. 

Balmer Lawyers Criminal Lawyers are widely recognised for successfully providing superior advice and representation on a broad range of private and legal aid matters. 

Bernie Balmer and his team of solicitors regularly appear on behalf of clients in Magistrates, County, Supreme, Children’s and Coroners courts in regional and metropolitan areas across Australia.

Agency Work:

Our firm is commonly briefed by interstate firms and/or firms that do not specialise in criminal law to assist their clients with criminal law matters within Victoria. Should you wish to arrange an agency appearance please contact our office Manager Kristen Mavor on 96001766.

Indictable Matters: 

• Filing Hearings
• Committal Mentions
• Committal Hearings
• Initial Directions Hearings
• Final Directions Hearings
• Pleas
• Summary Jurisdiction Applications 
• Any other related application and Criminal Trials

Bail Applications:

For both Summary and Indictable matters at any stage of your proceeding.

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Balmer & Associates
Bernie Balmer has over 30 years’ experience in criminal law and motor traffic matters across Australia. During this time Bernie has regularly appeared in metropolitan and regional matters before the Magistrates’ Court, County Court and Supreme Court of Victoria and briefed counsel and appeared before the High Court of Australia in a number of leading cases.

Bernie Balmer

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