Penrith Criminal
Law Expert

Experience that matters.

For more than 10 years Jeremy has successfully championed the interests of people appearing before the Courts in New South Wales and elsewhere.

Jeremy strongly believes that every person is entitled to the presumption of innocence and their freedom, until proven otherwise.

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Criminal Law

New South Wales and Commonwealth Offences

All Criminal Law matters including bail applications, hearings, trials and sentences for assault, apprehended domestic violence orders, affray and violent disorder, breach of bail, break and enter offences, robbery, take and detain, sexual offences, murder, manslaughter, terrorism, firearms offences, tax offences, fraud offences; and drug possession, supply and manufacture; and any other offences arising under NSW or Commonwealth Law.

Appellate Criminal Law

All criminal law appeals

Appeals in and from the Local Court, District Court and Supreme Court of NSW.

Road Transport

Any and all types of traffic law

All Criminal Law matters including bail applications, hearings, trials and sentences for drink driving (DUI), drive disqualified, speeding offences, dangerous driving and all other offences arising under NSW Law.

Our Team

Proud locals and relentless advocates for justice.

Jeremy McGrath

Jeremy McGrath

Principal Criminal Lawyer

Jeremy is a Penrith local who had a career in the Australian Defence Force. He then moved onto study Law and has been practising as a prosecutor and criminal defence lawyer for more than 10 years.

Jeremy’s service in the Royal Australian Armoured Corp instilled in him the discipline and tenacity which he now brings to his role representing clients appearing before the courts.

While studying law, Jeremy volunteered with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency. This experience is what motivated him to work in the field of criminal law. After qualifying as a solicitor, he worked for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and later Legal Aid NSW.

Jeremy describes his professional attributes as tenacious, diligent and patient.

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Clare McGath

Clare McGrath

Practice Manager

Clare is responsible for overseeing the firm’s day-to-day operations ensuring we deliver a high-quality experience and strong results for all clients.

Clare is well qualified for her position having completed a Bachelor of Communications and a Graduate Diploma in Psychology. Clare has also undertaken her Mental Health First Aid accreditation.

Clare’s passion for her role stems from her career as a former television news journalist in Sydney, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Alice Springs and Darwin. 

Clare brings a high level of empathy, care, and professional experience to Penrith Lawyers. 

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Proven Results

I have successfully appeared in hundreds of summary hearings; appeared in the Local and District Courts on sentences, bail and appeals; and instructed in trials before the District and Supreme Courts.

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Level 1, 331 High St
Penrith NSW 2750

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