With over 37 years’ experience, Manny is likely the only Solicitor Advocate in the country who has appeared as advocate in 4 murder trials and who appears in the Court of Criminal Appeal and the High Court.
Manny is highly respected by his peers and the bench, he has appeared in numerous high-profile cases, some of which are referred to under our Landmark Cases.
Manny has been a member of the NSW Law Society Criminal Law Committee for some years and is driven by many examples of injustices in the criminal justice system, to passionately advocate for the retention of our rights and to rally against the existence of, and any proposed, unjust laws.
Manny is also sought after by the media for commentary in news breaking legal stories and events including ABC Radio, ABC Radio National, ABC News Tonight, 7.30, Four Corners, Channels 7, 9 [Current Affairs and 60 Minutes] and 10 [The Project] and SBS.
As an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law Manny recently sat on that committee which set and marked exam papers for lawyers aspiring to become specialists. Manny, also regularly contributes to lawyers’ legal knowledge by presenting papers and lecturing at education events and seminars, including at Brother and Sisters in Law annual conference, TV Education Network at Armidale and for the NSW Law Society. Manny has an enviable success rate in judge and jury trials.