Western Australia Criminal Defence Attorney, Richard Lawson, represented defendant, Mark McLean, in a high-profile Supreme Court sentencing hearing. McLean previously pled guilty to the charge of “with intent unlawfully to kill, committed an act or omission likely to endanger human life”.
In the age of Coronavirus, unique stresses are pushing individuals past their average endurance and into a variety of criminal activities. In the case of supermarket owner, Edward Guy Mason, most of the psychological/emotional problems attributed to Coronavirus stresses appeared to manifest in him.
Richard Lawson (experienced Criminal Lawyer Perth) represented a man who caused $1.5 million in damage to the Joondalup Police Station. The man crashed a stolen vehicle, with 200 litres of fuel on board, into the police station before setting the car alight.
Richard Lawson represented a client charged with fraud resulting from deceptive representations she made to 24 people regarding an imaginary land investment scheme. The client was alleged to have stolen in excess of $4.2 million.
Richard Lawson was the lawyer for a 62-year-old man charged with common assault after he slapped an eight-year-old boy for repeatedly ringing his doorbell as a prank. The client was fined $1000.
Richard Lawson, an experienced assault lawyer, represented a man on assault charges causing death of his two year old nephew. The man shook his nephew before placing his hand over the child’s mouth in an attempt to stop him from crying. He was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment.