Court & Police Station Representation Across Scotland
It is vital to get legal advice before being interviewed. Do not make the mistake of thinking that you can deal with it yourself. We will happily provide immediate and urgent advice.
It is vital that you understand your legal rights to silence and to have legal advice and the limits to police powers.
Our solicitors and solicitor advocates work regularly in Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland as well as in the High Court if required. We routinely represent clients in Glasgow Sheriff Court, Paisley Sheriff Court, Hamilton Sheriff Court, East Kilbride Sheriff Court and all others throughout Scotland.
Our team comprises solicitors and Solicitor Advocates. As solicitor Advocates we have rights of audience in the High Court and can act on your behalf in Sheriff and Jury trials, trials in the High Court of Justiciary and the Court of Criminal Appeal (known as ‘solemn trials’) as well as in appeals against conviction and sentence.
Our team are creative legal thinkers who prepare meticulously for each and every trial to give you the very best chance of success. We are experienced in handling complex cases involving large amounts of evidence and in instructing expert witnesses.
As solicitor advocates, we have in-house experience at the highest level. Our senior solicitor, Murray Macara, is a QC and is noted for his long experience of defending clients accused of even the most serious of crimes.
If you have been let down by another solicitor, we can handle the appeal. We specialise in handling appeal cases where the defence was not properly conducted at first instance.
If you have been detained by the police, you are entitled to legal advice. We offer a 24 hour service in relation to police station custody and will attend police stations to give you advice 365 days of the year.
Why Beltrami? The law firm that other lawyers recommend
Having acted in more than 150,000 cases in 60 years in every court in Scotland, the firm boasts a wealth of legal knowledge and expertise, particularly in the field of criminal law, employing creative legal thinkers to interpret the law and provide imaginative legal problem solving techniques.
Our team is led by Gary McAteer. Comprising 4 Solicitor Advocates, 1 Queens Counsel and 9 Solicitors along with qualified support staff, we boast unrivalled criminal defence expertise.
The Legal 500 place us in their top tier for crime, fraud and licensing law and note that we enjoy “An unrivalled reputation in Glasgow”.
We are the criminal lawyers other lawyers recommend. No matter how serious an offence you have been charged with, Beltrami and company have the skills and expertise to defend you.
Contact Beltrami & Company's Expert Criminal Defence Lawyers in Glasgow, Scotland
Beltrami and Company offer a high quality service to all clients, whether the case is legal aided or privately funded. Clients can be assured of complete confidentiality and discretion.
Beltrami & Company are conveniently based near Glasgow city centre but operate throughout Scotland. The firm offers a 24-hour, 365-day a year service for clients in police custody. Any calls to our offices out with normal business hours can be dealt with by an experienced solicitor.