HMA v James Burke Hume

Friday, 8 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 8 February 2019, Lord Arthurson sentenced James Hume to five-and-a-half years’ imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to assault to severe injury with intent to rob.

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HMA v Francis Cairney

Thursday, 7 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At Hamilton Sheriff Court today, 7 February 2019, Sheriff Daniel Kelly QC sentenced Francis Cairney to four years’ imprisonment after the accused was found guilty of historical child sex offences. On sentencing, Sheriff Kelly made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Michael Friel

Thursday, 7 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 7 February 2019, Lord Arthurson sentenced Michael Friel to three-and-a-half years’ imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to causing the death of Megan Ambrozevich-Blair by dangerous driving. He was also banned from driving for nine years and nine months. On sentencing, Lord Arthurson made the following statement in court:

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HMA v Allan Peach

Monday, 4 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow on 31 January 2019, Lord Clark imposed an extended sentence of nine years on Allan Peach, after the accused pled guilty to making an improvised explosive device with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property, or to enable any other person to do so. The custodial part will be six years, which will be followed by an extension period of three years on licence.

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HMA v Allenbuild Limited

Friday, 1 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At Edinburgh Sheriff Court today, 1 February 2019, Sheriff Norman McFadyen fined Allenbuild Limited £600,000 for a contravention of Regulation 27(1) of the Construction (Design and Management) 2015 Regulations and the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, section 33(1)(c) on 5 December 2016 at the construction site of the Engine Yard, Leith Walk Edinburgh, also known as Shrubhill, which resulted in the death of Vincent Ramsay, a labourer who was working there.

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