M Meehan

Michael E.A. Meehan K.C.

Exempted Absence

Year of Call: 2003

Year of Silk: 2019

Black Chambers


LL.B University of Glasgow

Dip L.P. University of Glasgow

Special interests


Stable telephone number

0131 260 5829

Lee-Anne Black

Emma Stoker

Steven Burns


Michael called in 2003, after 5 years in the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service [COPFS] and 7 years as a solicitor in private practice.

Within COPFS he worked in the High Court Unit preparing high court prosecutions; in private practice he gained extended rights of audience and appeared as a solicitor-advocate in the High Court and before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

Between January 2006 and February 2009 Michael was an Advocate Depute. During this time he prepared and prosecuted many complex, serious and sensitive cases including road traffic, firearms, drugs, sexual offences and murder cases. In March 2009 Michael returned to the defence Bar.

Michael is instructed in complex High Court and Sheriff Court criminal cases including complex fraud, perjury, terrorism and regulatory crime.


K v HMA 2001 SCCR 621

Hayburn & 2 v HMA, 2013 – 2014

HMA v Coulson, 2015

HMA v YB, 2015