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Glasgow responsible for long-term fall in violent crimes in Scotland

A study analysing crime over the last decade has revealed that falling levels of violent crime can largely be attributed to the west of Scotland, with serious assault and attempted murder cases falling by 35% in Scotland between 2008-09 and 2017-18. Non-sexual crimes of violence recorded by the police fell by 43% over the same period.

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Police officers in Scotland investigated over allegations of sexual offences

Police Scotland have stated they are taking "every report about sexual offending seriously" following the revelation that almost 90 of the body's own officers have been investigated following allegations of sexual assault in the last three years.

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Corroboration in rape trials faces scrutiny from campaigners

A group to support survivors of sexual assault ‘Speak Out Survivors’ has recently launched a campaign to reform the role of corroboration in Scots law.

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Major push to combat rural crime in Scotland

A rising wave of crime in Scotland's rural communities has prompted a ‘proactive and co-ordinated’ approach to the specific crimes affecting the country’s farms and rural areas.

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DOMESTIC ABUSE NOW INCLUDES ATTEMPTS TO CONTROL

Psychological and emotional abuse become offences for the first time from 1st April and the sheriff court system is preparing for an increase in cases.

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Beltrami & Co win Law Firm of the Year from Global Venture Awards

Beltrami & Co are pleased to announce that we have been awarded Law Firm of the Year Scotland, in the Criminal Law category, by Global Ventures Awards. 

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BELTRAMI LAWYER GETS NEW ROLE ON SEXUAL OFFENCE PANEL

Senior solicitor Rosalyn McTaggart has been appointed to a judicially-led group who will review the way the Scottish courts deal with serious sexual assault cases.

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eBay Fraud case thrown out of Court

A Sheriff at Glasgow has dismissed all charges against a client of Beltrami & Co who was put on trial accused of taking payment for an online sale without delivering the goods.

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Convicted driver's damages claim against GP dismissed

A motorist who had been convicted of death by dangerous driving sued his GP for negligence, after he claimed that he lost consciousness while driving due to the medication his GP prescribed him.

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LEGAL TEAM COMMENDED AFTER SEVEN-DAY HIGH COURT TRIAL

After being cleared by a jury after trial on a number of serious charges last month, a client has written to the firm to express his thanks.  The client, a university student, was represented by solicitor advocate Alan Gravelle and solicitor Callum Hiller at the High Court in Glasgow during a legal process lasting 18 months.

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Beltrami & Co taking part in Red Nose Day

We are proudly taking part in Comic Relief's Red Nose Day 2019. 

Please see our video below for our team's best jokes and you can visit the Comic Relief website here for more information about the campaign and to donate.

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Beltrami and Co sponsor play "In For A Penny"

The firm is sponsoring the play “In For A Penny”, which will be showing at the Websters Theatre as part of Glasgow’s International Comedy Festival.

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Beltrami & Co win Criminal Law Firm of the Year in Scotland - 2019

We are delighted to announce that after careful consideration, we have been awarded 'Criminal Law Firm of the Year in Scotland – 2019'.

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MEDIA COVERAGE - CHRISTOPHER DANIEL

Our client has been the subject of media coverage this week. This is the statement of Beltrami & Co about the case for anyone seeking comment:

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Beltrami & Co win Best Criminal Defence & Road Traffic Solicitors at Legal Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded 'Best Criminal Defence & Road Traffic Solicitors' in the Legal Awards 2019.

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Playboi Carti Considering Appeal in Assault Case

Beltrami & Co Ltd are advising their client Jordan Carton who is seeking an Appeal after being found guilty of assault after trial.

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Study recommends ban on declaring criminal convictions on job applications

A study conducted by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) has found that having to declare criminal convictions on job applications often deters candidates from applying, and is not the most effective way of predicting the risk of reoffending.

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Beltrami & Co announced as finalists in Scottish Legal Awards 2019

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We are delighted to announce that Beltrami & Co have been shortlisted as a finalist in The Scottish Legal Awards 2019 in the 'Criminal Defence Firm of the Year' category, alongside some of Scotland’s other most established law firms.

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£8.5 million investment into services for victims of rape and sexual assault

The Scottish Government has announced £8.5 million in funding over three years to improve services for sexual crime victims, such as forensic medical examinations.

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Gary McAteer wins 'Criminal Solicitor of the Year UK' at Legal Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that Gary McAteer has been awarded 'Criminal Solicitor of the Year UK' in the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2018.

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