Established in 1995, Wilson McLeod are recognised as one of Scotland's leading criminal defence firms. We are recommended by 'Legal 500'. If you need expert help and advice we can be contacted 24 hours a day to provide assistance and representation as and when it is required.
If the police want to question you about any matter you should contact us immediately.
If the police detain or arrest you, you have a right to obtain advice from a solicitor. We can advise you on the telephone or in person when you are in custody at a police station. We can visit you at any police station in Scotland to advise you and to try and secure your release.
It is crucial that you receive proper representation and the right advice for criminal offences. All our solicitors are regulated by the Law Society of Scotland and by the Scottish Legal Aid Board. We are members of Edinburgh Bar Association and are subject to quality assurance and continuing professional development requirements.
We understand that when you are in trouble with the police you require expert help and advice immediately. Wilson McLeod can be contacted 24 hours a day to represent you when crucial decisions have to be taken. Contact our experienced criminal law team based in Edinburgh at your earliest opportunity.
If the police charge you or you receive a citation from the Procurator Fiscal we can advise you and explain the charges and penalties. Our solicitors can represent you and guide you through the court process to try and obtain the right result for you in:
• Justice of the Peace Court
• Sheriff Court
• High Court of Justiciary
• Appeal Court