ETB Legal was established towards the middle of 2014 with a goal to personalise services & provide the best representation for its clients in NSW courts.
Uzma Abbas, the Principle Solicitor of ETB Legal is experienced in the practice of law & specifically criminal law. Over the years she has worked for various government departments including The Crown Solicitor’s Office NSW, The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) NSW, The Australian Government Solicitor (AGS) and Legal Aid NSW.
As a defence lawyer, she has broad experience and exposure with her practicing in Sydney, Western Sydney, the Northern Rivers NSW (Ballina, Byron Bay, Lismore, Kyogle and Casino), Newcastle, and the Central Coast (Gosford, Wyong and Woy Woy) both in the adult and children’s jurisdictions.
She has defended people who have been charged with assault, domestic violence related charges, stealing offences, drug charges, driving, wrongful arrest, traffic matters and succeeded in appeal matters that has directly resulted in a reduction on penalty.
“My vision is to give ordinary people access to the law, to represent you, defend you and advocate for you and your legal rights”
– Uzma Abbas
Uzma continues to contribute to the community by engaging in Pro Bono work and giving free community legal education seminars at Law Week, USYD, UNSW students, TAFE NSW students and the general community.
She has represented clients who are disadvantaged by mental illness, disability and generally who have limited access to the law and suffer both financial and social hardships. This includes representing clients from ethnic minority groups in and across Sydney and Western Sydney as well as Indigenous communities located in rural zones.
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