At McGreevy & Co., Solicitors we spend a lot of time on the road travelling to courts and prisons across Scotland.  We therefore appreciate the importance of your driving licence to you. When faced with criminal charges for driving offences we understand the stress and worry this can cause.   The stakes can often be high… Read More

New SPS Home Detention Curfew Guidance

At the end of October 2018, the Scottish Prison Service changed the way they assess prisoners for release on a  Home Detention Curfew (HDC).  As a result of this change, there has been an almost 75%  reduction in the number of prisoners granted an HDC. The reasons for the policy change are explained in  Governors and Managers:  Action… Read More


Applying for parole is an extremely important part of the sentencing process.  We believe that the parole process starts the day a person is sentenced to a long term or indeterminate sentence.  We have previously written a post, which can be found here,  about the process and the importance of legal representation in the application process,… Read More

Narrative: The Koestler Scotland Exhibition 2017

  The Koestler Scotland exhibition has returned to The Tramway in Glasgow.  A few weeks ago I attended the opening of this excellent exhibition.  I was kindly invited once again by a client who is presently in prison.  This client’s work had been chosen to be shown in this year’s exhibition and his work has been exhibited many times… Read More