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Criminal Lawyer Mackay

Criminal charges can ruin your life and reputation, and in the worst case take away your freedom. It is therefore imperative you seek professional representation by an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer if you are facing criminal or traffic offences in the Mackay region.

The consequences for being accused of a crime in and around Mackay can see you facing anything from licence restrictions to hefty fines and even imprisonment. So, it’s important to seek legal advice as soon as possible to ensure that you understand the criminal law process, your rights and any subsequent charge.

Criminal Law Barrister David Cole has spent the past decade working as a Criminal Defence Lawyer in hundreds of trials in every jurisdiction throughout Queensland and Northern NSW. David appears frequently in law courts to fight a variety of criminal charges in locations such as Tweed Heads, Brisbane, Townsville, Mackay, Gladstone, Maryborough and surrounding areas.

Seeking the right representation can mean the difference between lenient sentencing and life-long penalties, so you simply can’t afford to risk engaging the wrong lawyer.

David Cole provides exceptional representation, counsel, help and support to those who need legal advice or merely wish to make discrete inquiries.

What have you been charged with?


A criminal charge is serious and depending on the type of indictable offence, you could be facing a term of imprisonment. This could have a severe impact on your life and reputation.

Seek immediate legal advice from an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer if you have been charged with one of the following offences:

  • Assault based offences
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Assault occasioning bodily harm
  • Assault or Obstruct Police
  • Break and enter
  • Burglary
  • Drug cultivation, production or importation
  • Drug trafficking
  • Supply of a dangerous drug
  • Grievous bodily harm
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Sexual offences
  • Weapons offences

Are you already awaiting trial? Give yourself the best chance at being granted bail by contacting an experienced criminal lawyer as soon as possible. David will ensure that your bail application is correctly handled.

About David

David Cole, Barrister and Criminal Defence Lawyer

David is an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer who has devoted over 20 years in the pursuit of justice in both State and Federal Courts in Mackay and throughout Australia.

With a background in prosecution (Crown Law), David has a unique insight into both sides of the courtroom, making him the ideal representation for clients facing all manner of criminal charges, including Domestic Violence offences, Drug driving, DUI offences and other Traffic offences, Murder, Manslaughter, Sex crimes and Robbery charges.

David is available to represent you at Mackay Magistrates Court, Mackay District Court and Mackay Supreme Court. Alternatively he can advise you at Mackay Police StationWe have included their locations and contact information below.

Mackay Magistrates Court
12 Brisbane Street,
Mackay QLD 4740
Phone: (07) 4889 8400

Mackay District Court
12 Brisbane Street,
Mackay QLD 4740
Phone: (07) 4889 8417

Mackay Supreme Court
12 Brisbane Street, 
Mackay QLD 4740
Phone: (07) 4889 8417 or (07) 4889 8437

Mackay Police Station
57-59 Sydney St,
Mackay QLD 4740
Phone: (07) 4968 3444

To contact David to discuss your matter, please phone 0407 322 955 or submit an online enquiry below.

Have You Been Charged? Contact David Now

Regardless of your matter you need the best possible representation to achieve the desired outcome. David is happy to offer you a complimentary intial consultation call regarding your matter. Please fill out the form below to get started.