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Webcast of a hearing of an application for leave to appeal against sentence.

Case Summary

This case is an application for leave to appeal against sentence in relation to one count of armed robbery and one count of theft. The facts of the case are set out in the judgment of the lower Court below.

In regard to disadvantage and principle in Bugmy v The Queen [2013] HCA 37, it should be noted there has been a subsequent decision of the Supreme Court in DPP v Herrmann [2021] VSCA 160 which provides a more detailed discussion.

Case Information

Lower Court judgment being appealed

28/07/2017 - County Court of Victoria (Judge Lawson)

Watch the Court of Appeal proceeding

Bench: Justice Priest, Justice Beach and Justice Hargrave

16/08/2018 - Hearing


To provide context to each proceeding, the Court will publish the corresponding notice of appeal (where the DPP is the appellant) or applications for leave to appeal and, as appropriate, the parties' written cases. These documents can be viewed and downloaded via the links displayed below.