Our Team: Aaron Kernaghan

Aaron Kernaghan LLB Hons BA GradDip(LP)
Principal Solicitor
Profile 
Aaron Kernaghan is the principal lawyer at Kernaghan & Associates and leads a team of solicitors who practice exclusively in criminal law. With over a decade of experience in criminal law, Aaron is a highly successful litigation lawyer who focusses on sophisticated criminal litigation and advice work. He has an extensive trial, appeals and hearing practice and leads our team in the more complicated trials (including homicide, robbery, fraud and sexual assault defences).

Litigation Work
Homicide
Assault – Actual Bodily Harm, Wounding & Grievous Bodily Harm;
Robbery, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Robbery in Company;
Sexual Assault – Aggravated, Indecent Assaults, In Company;
Fraud (Commonwealth and State);
Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (AVO) and Personal Violence Orders (PVO);
Subpoena Privilege Argument, Advice and Representation;
Complex Criminal Prosecution and Defence Advice;
Appeals to the NSW Court of Criminal Appeals; Supreme Court Bail Applications; District Court Trials, Severity and All Grounds Appeals.

Memberships 

Law Society of NSW
International Bar Association
International Criminal Defence Attorneys Association
Sydney Forensic Medicine & Science Network at the University of Sydney
Wollongong Law Society

Courts He Practices In
Albion Park Local Court
Albury Local Court and Albury District Court
Balmain Local Court
Bankstown Local Court
Batemans Bay Local Court
Bathurst Local Court and Bathurst District Court
Bega Local Court and Bega District Court
Bowral Local Court
Bidura Children’s Court
Burwood Local Court
Byron Bay Local Court
Camden Local Court
Campbelltown Local Court and Campbelltown District Court
Central Local Court
Cessnock Local Court
Cobham Children’s Court
Coffs Harbour Local Court and Coffs Harbour District Court
Cooma Local Court
Downing Centre Local Court
East Maitland Local Court and East Maitland District Court
Eden Local Court
Fairfield Local Court
Gosford Local Court
Goulburn Local Court and Goulburn District Court
Gundagai Local Court
Gunnedah Local Court
Hornsby Local Court
Katoomba Local Court
Kiama Local Court
Kogarah Local Court
Lismore Local Court
Lithgow Local Court
Liverpool Local Court
Maitland Local Court
 Manly Local Court
Moree Local Court and Moree District Court
Moruya Local Court
Moss Vale Local Court
Mt Druitt Local Court
Newcastle Local Court and Newcastle District Court
Newtown Local Court
North Sydney Local Court
Nowra Local Court
Parramatta Local Court and Parramatta District
Parramatta Children’s Court
Penrith Local Court and Penrith District Court
Picton Local Court
Port Kembla Local Court
Port Macquarie Local Court and Port Macquarie District Court
Queanbeyan Local Court and Queanbeyan District Court
Ryde Local Court
Sutherland Local Court
Sydney District Court
Taree Local Court
Wagga Wagga Local Court and Wagga Wagga District Court
Wollongong Local Court and Wollongong District Court
Yass Local Court