Zoe Whetham

Criminal Lawyer
LLB, BA (Distinction), DipLegalPrac
Accredited Specialist (Criminal Law)

Zoe is an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law, and is recognised as a pre-eminent Criminal Defence Lawyer in Regional NSW by Doyle’s Guide.

She founded W & Co. Lawyers in 2020, after specialising in criminal and traffic law as a Senior Associate at one of Sydney’s top tier criminal firms.

Zoe understands being charged with an offence can be overwhelming. She has represented a range of clients charged with complex and high-profile matters.

Martin Vazquez

Criminal Lawyer
LLB, BBus, DipLegalPrac

Martin began his career working for Sydney’s largest criminal law firm. Prior to joining W & Co. Lawyers, Martin was a Senior Solicitor at Legal Aid NSW, where he specialised in Commonwealth Crime and Indictable matters.

Martin appreciates that dealing with police, understanding your rights, and the court process can be stressful and confusing. He explores all avenues for his clients to ensure they get the best possible result.

Martin is an experienced criminal law advocate, regularly appearing in Local, District and Supreme Courts throughout Newcastle, Sydney and New South Wales.

Visit our Case Studies page to read about some of our success in past criminal and traffic law cases.

Past Client Reviews

“Zoe handled my case with an amazing attitude. Always extremely professional and empathetic, which is very important in such delicate situations. She was very responsive and experienced. I had the best outcome possible and I am very grateful. I definitely recommend Zoe Whetham.”

“I’ve had Zoe represent me for the past 6 months during my court proceedings. From start to finish Zoe was very approachable and answered my million questions. Yesterday was my day in court and wow she really went above and beyond with representing me and got me a sentence no one thought possible.”

“Zoe is my trusted legal adviser. I had chosen to engage with her after already engaging with a previous lawyer as she demonstrated professionalism, clarity of thought, she was reassuring throughout my distress and she made the entire process hassle-free. Zoe is excellent and I am truly grateful for her services.”

criminal lawyer discussing with a client about his offense

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