Keir Monteith QC persuades Court of Appeal to grant full credit for pleading guilty at the plea and trial preparation hearing

Friday 21 June 2019

Keir Monteith QC was instructed by Mohsin Ariff at Lloyds PR Solicitors.

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Keir's client, Mr Bushati, pleaded guilty at the plea and trial preparation hearing (PTPH) and got 25 per cent credit for his guilty plea. Keir persuaded the Court of Appeal that Mr Bushati should have received the full discount.

This is an important case as it provides an example of how the discretion under section F of the Reduction in Sentence for a Guilty Plea Definitive Guidelines should be utilised to allow a defendant the third off discount despite pleading guilty at the PTPH hearing. Mr Bushati's sentence was reduced by 7 months.

Keir Monteith QC is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Crime team. 

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