The client was charged with:
- Intentionally cause injury
- Recklessly cause injury
- Unlawful assault
- Unlawful assault with weapon
The client was apologetic and had sent a written apology to the victim. He had also undergone numerous sessions at an anger management program. The client was married, with a young family and had no prior criminal history.
It was stipulated in his employment contract that the client would have lost his job if he was convicted of these offences.
Bill Doogue represented our client at the Sunshine Magistrates’ Court.
Bill specialises in defending corporate crime cases and defending serious sexual offences charges. Bill has expertly and successfully defended high profile, high-pressure cases and is highly respected by the Courts, police and his peers. Bill runs the Melbourne office and enjoys his involvement in advising on the higher level strategy that should be used to defend cases.
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