Tony Lenehan KC

Specialising in preparation of intensive large scale prosecutions, Tony Lenehan is routinely instructed in Scotland’s highest profile criminal prosecutions. Adept in the increasingly common forensic disciplines of mobile telephone cell site analysis, DNA profiling and forensic accounting.

His engineering background provides a real advantage in technical and complex Health and Safety and road traffic prosecutions, and Fatal Accident Inquiries.

Tony was appointed Chairman of the Scottish Criminal Bar Association in 2020.

Selected Cases

HMA v Mushtaq and others (Kriss Donald Murder- extradition- pre-trial publicity- early forensic telecoms evidence- racially motivated murder)

HMA v Isaac Purcell (landmark RTA ‘murder’ prosecution- rare three bench first instance case- lawful act homicide- extradition)

HMA v Anderson and McDonald (Lambhill MOT station murder- Scotland’s highest sentence imposed- multiple shootings and firearms offences- intrusive surveillance- forensic telecoms)

HMA v Marek Harcar (Queen’s Park Murder- 2000 witness enquiry- extradition- Letters of Request- evidence by interrogatory from abroad)

HMA v Soylemez and others (Emma Caldwell murder- 3000 witnesses- intrusive surveillance)