Paul Holmes - Holmes Criminal Lawyers


Paul was educated in Western Australia and graduated with Law Honours.

Paul is a Barrister and Solicitor who practices solely in the area of Criminal Law.

Paul is extremely passionate about the law, he cares about his clients and will ensure that they receive proper attention on all aspects of their proceedings. Paul has, and continues to represent many high profile clients in serious criminal matters.

Paul provides legal advice and representation in all criminal matters, from simple traffic offences to the most serious charges, dealt with on indictment in the District and Supreme Courts.

Whether you have been charged with a speeding fine or a serious offence, Paul can provide advice as to your rights when interacting with the police and represent you at a bail application in the Magistrate, District or Supreme Court.

Paul can provide advice as to the likelihood of success at trial and other legal avenues that may be open to you, represent you at your trial, or if you intend to enter a plea of guilty, represent you at your sentencing hearing.

Whether it be a speeding fine or a serious matter being dealt with on indictment, Holmes Criminal Lawyers will pay attention, listen to what you say and progress your matter in a timely manner.

Paul is a member of the Criminal Lawyers association and the Law Society of Western Australia

Paul can be contacted on 0487 585 454 or

Nicole from Holmes Criminal Lawyers


Nicole joined the Holmes Criminal Lawyer team in 2020.

As a qualified legal practitioner specializing in criminal law, Nicole ensures that she is well versed in the current developments in the law, including changes to legislation and Court of Appeal authority.

Nicole brings a wealth of experience  to Holmes Criminal Lawyers, having previously worked in the Supreme Court Library.  Whilst managing her own files, she also assists Paul Holmes in complex matters.

Any client dealing with Nicole can expect full and frank legal advice, advice that is based on a proper assessment of all the evidence and advocacy that is passionate and dedicated.

Nicole can be contacted on 0419 939 508 or