Alex Cao started his legal profession with a focus on criminal litigation. Early in his career as the instructing solicitor, Mr Cao successfully enforced the first ever contested Chinese judgements in the Supreme Court of Australia. With over a decade’s experience in the legal field, Mr Cao followed his passion and has specialised in criminal defence.

He has had the carriage of countless complex criminal matters across different courts in NSW and other states.

Mr Cao acts for more than 100 criminal matters annually and proudly presents the market leading success rate in final hearings, Bail application hearings, sentence hearings, negotiations, and other application hearings. Some of these were high profile cases covered by multiple national media outlets, including mainstream newspapers and television news channels.

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“ Balancing your rights to provide a pragmatic, commercially-geared solution - we stand attuned with your commercial goals to achieve your desired outcome.”

Mr Cao has extensive experiences in Domestic Violence and Violence matters, Sexual Assault matters, Proceeds of Crime matters, Drug and Traffic matters.

As the partner solicitor of the Brightstone Criminal, Mr Cao is determined to provide clients with exceptional work and representation.


High Court of Australia
Supreme Court of New South Wales


J.D., University of Technology Sydney

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