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Criminal Law

Comprehensive Criminal Law Services Tailored to Your Needs

At 1st Legal Ltd, we specialise in Scottish Criminal Law, providing expert legal representation and guidance to clients across the central belt of Scotland. With our in-depth understanding of the Scottish legal system, we are dedicated to protecting your rights and ensuring a fair and just legal process.

Scottish Criminal Law encompasses a wide range of offences, and our experienced team of criminal lawyers is well-versed in handling various types of cases. Here are some of the most common types of crimes we handle:


Assault and Violence Offences

These offences involve physical harm or the threat of harm towards another person. From minor assaults to more severe acts of violence, we have the knowledge and expertise to build a strong defence strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.

Drug Offences

Scotland's drug laws are complex, and drug-related offences can carry severe penalties. Whether you are facing charges related to possession, trafficking, or cultivation of controlled substances, our skilled lawyers can provide you with the necessary guidance and representation.

Theft and Property Crimes

Charges related to theft, burglary, robbery, or fraud can have serious consequences. We understand the intricacies of property crime laws in Scotland and can offer you strategic advice to protect your rights and mount a robust defence.


Driving Offences

From speeding tickets to more serious offences like driving under the influence, our team can assist you in navigating the complexities of Scottish traffic laws. We strive to minimise the impact on your driving record, licence, and overall reputation.


Sexual Offences

Cases involving sexual offences require a sensitive approach and the utmost discretion. Our experienced lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to handle these complex cases, ensuring your rights are protected and providing support throughout the legal process.


White-Collar Crimes

These crimes typically involve fraudulent activities committed in business or professional settings, such as embezzlement, money laundering, or insider trading. Our legal team has extensive experience in dealing with white-collar offences and can provide you with the strategic representation you need.


Proceeds of Crime

We also have expertise in dealing with cases related to the Proceeds of Crime Act, assisting clients in matters involving confiscation orders, asset recovery, and money laundering offences.

We recognise that each case is unique, and we are committed to providing personalised attention and tailored legal solutions to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. Our expertise in Scottish Criminal Law, combined with our unwavering dedication to our clients' rights, sets us apart as a trusted legal partner in navigating the complexities of the criminal justice system.

We are proud to offer a 24-hour, 365-day a year service for clients who find themselves in police custody. We recognise that legal emergencies can happen at any time, which is why our dedicated team of experienced solicitors is available to assist you outside of normal business hours. When you reach out to our offices during these times, you can rest assured that your call will be answered promptly by a knowledgeable solicitor ready to provide you with immediate support and guidance.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn how our skilled criminal lawyers can assist you in your time of need.

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