Criminal Defence Services
At McGreevy & Co., Solicitors we have considerable experience in dealing with all levels of criminal prosecutions. Whether in the High Court of Justiciary or the Justice of the Peace Court you will receive the same high level of representations from us. We understand that facing a criminal prosecution is stressful and we offer straight forward, honest advice about your case.
Our solicitors have many combined years of representing, and conducting trials, for clients in the Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Courts at both Summary and Solemn level. We pride ourselves in preparing our cases thoroughly no matter the forum of the prosecution. We have considerable experience preparing complex High Court prosecutions. As a result we have built up excellent relationships with trusted Senior and Junior Counsel and Solicitor- Advocates. This means that should you require such representations we are in a position to access the best available representation.
Similarly we have also built of a data base of experts to whom we can turn should we require for example a Pathologist, DNA expert, Mobile Phones technology etc. The working relationships we have forged over a number of years allow us to call on the expertise of others to assist in your defence.
We have dealt with many cases of alleged criminal activity, including:-
- Culpable Homicide
- Attempted Murder
- Drugs Offences
- Firearms Offences
- Domestic Violence
- Breach of the Peace
- Public Order Offences and those with a sectarian or racial aggravation
- Road Traffic Offences
- Prison Act Offences
No matter how minor or serious the crime you are accused of you should seek legal advice to assist you to deal with your situation and protect your interests. If you are accused of a crime it is never too early to take advice. We are available to advise 24/7 on our emergency contact number 0141 422 2220.
Mr Smith studied Law at the University of Aberdeen and completed his diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Strathclyde in 2002. Mr Smith trained at a firm in Ayr receiving a broad training in criminal, civil and conveyancing. He moved to Glasgow in 2005 to work for a well-known high street legal aid Firm where he became a Partner.
Mr Smith joined McGreevy & Co., in December 2012 bringing with him to the Firm his knowledge of Criminal Defence, Prison Law and Parole. Mr Smith has a keen interest in the representation of Life Prisoners and all of the issues surrounding their imprisonment. Mr Smith is also a Notary Public.