From matters of dishonesty to serious sexual offences, our Criminal team will assist you at every stage, providing practical, effective and robust representation.

As well as providing advice and representation at police interviews, our service extends to include invaluable out of hours assistance to clients who have been arrested and detained. Court representation is provided at all levels be it for Justice of the Peace Court, Sheriff Court or High Court cases.

We provide expert advice on all criminal matters from minor traffic violations to assault, domestic abuse and sexual offences. Representation will continue throughout all stages of the case from first appearance to trial and any subsequent sentencing or plea negotiations.

Alex Muir has over 30 years’ experience in criminal defence work.

We are able to offer Legal Aid in appropriate circumstances. 

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Child Law & Adoption

For all aspects of Child Law including adoption, children’s hearings, parental rights and responsibilities and residence and contact disputes.

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Corporate Law

For businesses across all sectors, from start-up enterprises to long-established businesses.

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Criminal Law

If you are accused of committing a crime, no matter how minor or complex, our team has the experience to help you.

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Employment Law

Providing a full service for both employers and employees in Scotland, you can depend on our team from initial advice through to representation at tribunal.

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Estate Administration

In a time of grief, you can rely on us to take care of all matters arising from the death of a loved one.

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Family & Divorce

For all aspects of divorce or relationship breakdown, our specialist team is here to listen, advise and support, every step of the way.

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Whether child or adult related, we have extensive experience in Guardianship Applications.

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Powers of Attorney

Powers of Attorney are legal documents which allow you to appoint someone you trust to deal with your affairs.

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We can provide advice on Trusts, the creation, on-going management and administration, as well as advice to beneficiaries of Trust of their rights.

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Wills & Succession Planning

We offer an efficient, personal approach ensuring peace of mind when it comes to Wills and Succession Planning.

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