The Defence Group
Arun is a highly experienced criminal lawyer and former prosecutor who is a sole practitioner, assisted by office staff, paralegals, junior lawyers and other experts. In addition to your criminal defence lawyer, some of the professionals on your defence team may include the following: a clinical psychiatrist or psychologist, a therapist or counsellor, or a forensic toxicologist. Our offices are located in Toronto, Oakville, and Vaughan, and we serve clients throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
How We Can Help You
Domestic Assault Lawyer in Toronto
"Zero-tolerance” domestic violence policies necessitate a thorough, detailed criminal defence.
Drug Possession Lawyer in Toronto
At The Defence Group, we have previous experience in federal drug prosecution that informs the best defence possible for your case.
Youth Criminal Defence Lawyer in Toronto
An experienced youth defence lawyer can navigate the special rules and considerations that apply to youth cases.
Sexual Assault Defence Lawyer in Toronto
We assemble the most comprehensive, compelling case possible to avoid severe penalties that accompany sexual assault convictions.
DUI & Over 80 Defence Lawyer in Toronto
Want to keep your licence? Given the automatic minimum penalties, our experienced, technical approach will give you the best chance to expose flaws in the government’s case.
Weapons Violation Defence Lawyer in Toronto
A firearms conviction will impact your immigration status, employment prospects and ability to travel. You need an experienced, vigorous defence to protect your future.
Arun S. Maini, lawyer and founder of The Defence Group, has practised criminal law since 1995. He’s a graduate of the University of Toronto and Dalhousie University Law School. After completing his articles at a Bay St. law firm, Mr. Maini joined the federal Department of Justice as a prosecutor of drug trafficking, tax evasion, and immigration fraud cases in Toronto, Brampton and Vancouver. In 1999, Mr. Maini transferred to the provincial Crown attorney’s office in Brampton, where he prosecuted a wide range of criminal offences, from theft to murder. In 2003, Mr. Maini left the government to establish The Defence Group. Mr. Maini handles all criminal offences and regulatory prosecutions.
To whom it may concern, I was arrested and the police proceeded to lay serious criminal charges against me. Fortunately, my wife was able to find Mr. Maini who was able to win my case by carefully navigating the legal process.
We found Mr. Maini on line wen we needed a lawyer. It was in the middle of the night in an emergency and he answered his page right away. He is very knowledgeable about criminal defense and I was very pleased. Anytime I had a questioned he replied.
Arun Maini is an excellent lawyer. He is very empathetic and understands his clients.
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The Defence Group, based out of offices in Oakville, Vaughan, and downtown Toronto, has been serving residents of the Golden Horseshoe and the Greater Toronto area since 2003.
We will provide you with a quick response to all of your questions; and thorough, confidential, knowledgeable and experienced representation, every step of the way.