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Your Rights And Freedom Have Been Our Concern Since 1972

Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter was founded in 1972 by partner Donald Bayne, who has been recognized as one of Canada’s pre-eminent defence lawyers. Since that time, the firm has dedicated its expertise and services to protecting the rights and freedom of clients charged with all types of criminal offences at the trial and appellate levels. Over the years, this Ottawa criminal law firm has developed a reputation for providing experienced, dedicated and discreet criminal defence throughout eastern Ontario.

The firm’s experienced team of lawyers has more than 150 years of combined experience in criminal law. In addition to acting for individual clients, the firm has been called upon to act for some of Canada’s best known corporations. Counsel of the firm have also appeared as main participants in the Maher Arar, Air India, Somalia and Iacobucci public inquiries, adding a distinct expertise in international crime to its practice.

Experienced And Confidential Criminal Defence

Whether acting for individuals or corporations, the sophistication, experience and confidentiality of the firm’s representation is paramount. When you engage Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter, you can be assured that all details of your case will be handled discreetly. Our firm will not publicize the results of your case, and your confidentiality will remain a primary concern.

The firm seeks to help clients avoid the devastating consequences of a conviction by aggressively defending their rights and reputations against all types of criminal allegations. For experienced criminal defence, contact Bayne Sellar Ertel Carter at 613-604-2188 locally or 1-877-786-4479 toll free to schedule a consultation. The firm accepts inquiries on a 24-hour basis. Payments can be made by cash, cheque or credit card.

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