Montreal criminal lawyer, Zayid Al-Baghdadi, defends his clients in all criminal and quasi-criminal matters. His areas of expertise include :

  • Property Offences such as theft (including shoplifting), breaking and entering, robbery, property damage (mischief) & possession of stolen property
  • White Collar Crimes including fraud, theft of data, telemarketing, forgery & tax evasion
  • Violent Crimes including assault, aggravated assault, assault causing bodily harm, sexual assault, homicide, domestic assaults (conjugal violence)
  • Driving Offences such as impaired and Over 80 (drunk driving), care and control, dangerous driving, hit and run & driving under suspension
  • Drug Offences such as simple possession, trafficking, importation & grow operations
  • Fraud Offences such as credit card fraud & false declarations
  • Sexual & Morality Offences such as prostitution, luring a child and possession of child pornography
  • Extradition to foreign countries and transfer of prisoners from foreign countries to Canada
  • Weapons Offences such as possession for a dangerous purpose & firearms
  • Regulatory Offences such as serious traffic violations under the Highway Safety Code, city violations, federal and provincial tax violations, infractions under the Régie des alcools, des Coures et des Jeux
  • Young Offenders under the the Youth Criminal Justice Act
  • Customs Act Offences such as smuggling
  • Tobacco Act Offences such as sale or smuggling of illegal cigarettes
  • Immigration Act Offences such as human smuggling & false declarations
  • Appeals before the Quebec Court of Appeal and the Quebec Superior Court

Other Sevices

  • Pardons including requests for destruction of fingerprints
  • Legal Advice on any matter stemming from a criminal accusation or police investigation


  • Municipal Court of Montreal, Court of Quebec, Superior Court and Court of Appeal

Geographical Areas

  • Montreal and surrounding areas such as Laval, Longueuil, Sallaberry-de-Valleyfield, Châteauguay, Granby, St-Jean sur Richelieu, Saint-Jérôme and Joliette
  • Gatineau – Hull and surrounding areas
  • Eastern Ontario such as Cornwall and Ottawa


Zayid Al-Baghdadi’s law office provides services in French, English, Arabic and Greek