m. 0410 883 533
e. Diane@YounesEspiner.com.au



Diane is an experienced lawyer who has devoted her career to criminal defence. Throughout her career, Diane has demonstrated herself to be an impressive solicitor advocate. She is highly motivated to achieve the best outcome for her clients. Diane is dedicated to supporting her clients at every stage of their proceedings by preparing in advance and keeping open communication with her clients.

Diane maintains a substantial trial practice and works closely with many of Sydney’s most reputable barristers on a range of matters including sexual assault, terrorism, fraud, large drug importations and supply matters, robberies and very serious assaults. Her thorough preparation and high-level legal analysis makes her an invaluable member of any legal team.

In addition to her busy trial practice, Diane appears in the Local, District and Supreme Courts and has developed strong advocacy skills. She frequently appears in bail applications, sentence proceedings, defended hearings, section 32 applications and all types of traffic matters. Diane often provides advice in respect of working with children checks, firearms and security licences and the Child Protection Register. She appears for clients in quasi-criminal matters including appeals to the NSW Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (NCAT) and for clients appearing before the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal.

Diane is well respected within the legal profession and is a member of the Legal Aid Summary and Indictable Criminal Law Panels. Diane volunteers for the Intellectual Disability Rights Service to assist intellectually disabled people who are in police custody, and is a guest lecturer at various Traffic Offender Intervention Programs (TOIP). She continues her tertiary development and is undertaking a Masters of Criminology at the University of Sydney, which she has focused on anti-terrorism law, sexual offences and sentencing.

She is only a phone call away from providing the advice, support and assistance that you or your family need during a time of crisis.



  • Di, Great job. Just read the material. Comprehensive, focused, and well crafted – straight out of the gate. You’re a star. Good lawyers and good work should be recognised.

  • Thank you again for all your help! You have been amazing and your presence at Court was truly appreciated.

  • Hi Diane, I take comfort that you have provided me with quality advice to meet my obligations and protect my rights. I am grateful for your caring + support.

  • Dear Diane, thank you for you professionalism in supporting our nephew. Best wishes.

  • Diane - Thank you again for your professional services and helping me recover from my misfortune.

  • Hi Diane, Thank you for your warm compassion, understanding & professionalism yesterday.

  • To Diane. Thank you for being great during this stressful time.

  • Good Morning Diane, Thank you for all the work you and Carol have done regarding my RMS matter. Im extremely appreciative and very happy to have the suspension lifted on my licence.

  • Diane is an outstanding lawyer. Any client that gets her, and counsel that works with her, is lucky.

  • Thank you for all your efforts and valuable advice.

  • Diane, I wish to thank you for your efforts so far in seeking a review of my registration period. I believe that you have made a cohesive and eloquent request and I am hopeful that your argument will be successful.

  • Hi Diane, I am very happy with the way Angela and yourself handled today on short notice and i am relieved to have the matter over and know the outcome could of been a lot worse.