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… Read More

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… Read More

McGreevy & Co., Criminal Defence Solicitors Services.

  McGreevy & Co. Criminal Defence Solicitors  370 Victoria Road, Glasgow G42 8YW Tel: 0141 422 2220/0141 239 7407 email: mcgreevyandco@btinternet.com http://www.mcgreevyandcosolicitors.co.uk All of Scotland representation in the High Court of Justiciary/Sheriff Court/Justice of the Peace Court Attendance at Police Station Appeals including late Appeals Applications to the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) Proceeds… Read More

Insight & Outlook

Insight & Outlook the Koestler exhibition for Scotland was held this year at Tramway, Glasgow. It was an exhibition of artwork and writing from prisons, secure hospitals, secure children’s homes and criminal justice services in Scotland. This year the exhibition was curated by young care leavers with guidance from Glasgow artist David Shrigley. The project was sponsored… Read More

The Road from Crime.

The documentary The Road from Crime, is narrated by Allan Weaver, a Scottish ex-offender turned probation officer and author of the book “So You Think You Know Me?”. In the documentary Allan asks a simple question: What can we learn from those former prisoners who have successfully “desisted” from criminal behaviour or “gone straight?” Allan… Read More

What is the role of the prison lawyer?

When you ask this question you usually get some of the following answers:- The prison lawyer is a lawyer who lines his pockets with public funds The prison lawyer is someone who raises spurious claims and complaints on behalf of the least worthy people in society The prison lawyer trawls the prison looking for clients… Read More