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Deputy
Angela Bath

Mackinnon Advocates,
Glasgow High Court,
1 Mart Street,
Saltmarket,
Glasgow.
G1 5NA.

Stable: 0141 553 4890
Fax: 0141 553 2759
Email: MacKinnon Advocates

DX: DX 501555, SALTMARKET
LP: LP2 GLASGOW 14

Dale Hughes

Areas of Practice
Criminal Trial
Criminal Appeal Court
Extradition
Fatal Accident Inquiries
Health & Safety
Human Rights & Discrimination
Mental Health
Proceeds of Crime
Year of Call
1993

Profile

Qualifications
LL.B (Hons)., Dip Lp

Appointments
Procurator Fiscal Depute
Solicitor
Former Tutor and Lecturer in Criminal Law & Procedure, University of Edinburgh
Former Sub-editor, Scots Law Times

Broad Experience in a number of high profile homicide cases/appeals
Experience in complex forensic/medical-legal issues
Frequently undertakes complex fraud/Proceeds of Crime Act cases
Leading Counsel in several murder cases

Selected Cases
Ogilvie Petitioner 1998 SCCR187, variation of bail conditions
Patterson v HMA 2000 SLT 302, statutory interpretation
Bennett v HMA 2006 SCCR 62
Poole v HMA 2009 SCCR 577, concert (murder)
Reid v HMA 2009 automatism
Shepherd v HMA 2010, provocation (murder)
Sher Khan v HMA 2010 HCJAC 38, statutory interpretation
Whitson v HMA 2011, Causation - culpable homicide
Mead v HMA 2012, witness anonymity orders

Additional Info
Forensic Medicine, University of Glasgow
N.I.T.A. Diploma in Advocacy Skills
Diploma in Advocacy Teaching
Extensive experience in presenting Advocacy Seminars

Dale has 20 years' experience in all types of criminal defence work. Starting his criminal law career working for the Crown, he has progressed from Solicitor to Advocate, undertaking a wide variety of criminal cases including murder, rape, firearms, RTA, drugs, trafficking, sexual offences and health & safety work. He has an expertise in financial crime cases. He has also been involved in a number of successful high profile appeals involving complex legal issues. Dale's primary interest is in trial work and he has established a deserved reputation as a diligent and tenacious defence counsel.

Mackinnon Advocates,
Glasgow High Court,
1 Mart Street,
Saltmarket,
Glasgow.
G1 5NA
Stable: 0141 553 4890
Fax: 0141 553 2759
Email: MacKinnon Advocates

DX: DX 501555, SALTMARKET
LP: LP2 GLASGOW 14



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