20 year extended sentence quashed on appeal, two years out of time

Monday 28 January 2019

Michael Goold represented the Appellant, instructed by Verity Fowler of GT Stewart.

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Michael Goold represented the Appellant in a successful appeal against a 20 year extended sentence imposed some two and half years earlier for a serious offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. Michael successfully argued that an extended sentence should not have been imposed. The Court quashed the sentence and replaced it with a determinate, 15 year sentence.

Michael is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team.

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