Category: Prison Law
Road Traffic Law
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…
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…
How to contact The Prison Lawyer.
Our Mr Smith can be contacted in the following ways:- Telephone 0141 239 7407 (direct dial land line) 07968802638 (mobile telephone) Each of these telephone numbers has an answering machine. If Mr Smith is unable to answer your call, please wait for the greeting to end and thereafter leave your name, contact details and a…
Koestler Trust Prisoner Art Exhibition at Robertson House, Glasgow
One of my clients very kindly arranged for me to attend the opening of the Koestler Trust Exhibition at Robertson House in Glasgow on Friday evening. Unfortunately, due to funding issues, there is no Scottish exhibition for the Koestler Trust this year. Luckily, The Robertson Trust stepped in and offered Robertson House as a…
Adjudication Hearings in Scottish Prisons
I recently represented a client at an adjudication hearing before the Governor in relation to an alleged breach of prison discipline. This was the first time in my career that I had been allowed to attend such a hearing. It was suggested to me in the run up to the hearing that it may not…
At McGreevy & Co., we have extensive experience of representing prisoners before the Parole Board for Scotland. Whether by assisting determinate sentence prisoners in drafting their self-representations or representing Life Prisoners at their Tribunal we are ready and able to help. Our Mr Smith has been assisting prisoners with their applications for parole for approximately…
What to do if you are detained by the Police.
YOUR RIGHTS IN POLICE CUSTODY At McGreevy and Co., Solicitors we regularly provide advice to clients who find themselves in police custody. We have provided advice in cases ranging from the most minor, such as someone detained for the theft of a bag of crisps through to the most serious, such as rape and…
Criminal Defence Services
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…
Congratulations to Umar Hussain who is now a fully qualified Solicitor. We are pleased to announce that Umar will be staying on at the Firm as an Assistant and will continue to deal with criminal cases and Parole Board Hearings.
183 More Sleeps: The Koestler Scotland Exhibition, Summerhall, Edinburgh. 7 – 29 Novemeber 2015
We attended the opening of 183 More Sleeps: The Koestler Scotland Exhibition on Friday 6 November 2015. We would recommend a visit.