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Capital Defence Lawyers

146 HIGH STREET, PRESTONPANS, EH32 9AD, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01875 815859
Fax:
Fax 01875 815859
Email:
Web:
http://www.capdef.co.uk
Edinburgh, Prestonpans

Scotland: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general
Crime: general - ranked: tier 1

Capital Defence Lawyers

The ‘well-regarded’ team at Capital Defence Lawyers is recognised for its High Court, Appeals Court and Supreme Court representations in a broad range of criminal cases. Highlights for the ‘very ableJohn Scott include the defence of Harry Clarke in the high profile Glasgow Bin Lorry case, successfully arguing against an attempt to obtain a private prosecution at the High Court. Scott also successfully represented the Master of a Faroese fishing vessel charged with food safety breaches, resulting in a significantly reduced plea at the Court of Appeals. John Keenan heads the firm’s specialist appeals unit; recognised for possessing ‘a range of skills that make him ideally placed to deal with complex criminal cases’. Colm Dempsey and Cameron Tait are also recommended for instructions at the Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

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