Road Traffic Offences

Losing your driving licence could result in the loss of your employment, your home, and your family.


Assault is a common offence and can arise unexpectedly and uncharacteristically.

Drug Related Offences

Drugs are amongst the most common offences before the Scottish courts.

Sexual Offences

There have been many changes in the law on rape and sexual offences recently.

Theft and Robbery

Convictions for crimes of dishonesty can have a significant impact on your employment.


Fraud can range from low value fraud such as avoiding a taxi fare to high level complex business transactions.

Internet Crime

The use of the Internet has been subject to increasing scrutiny by the law, covering both of the type of material distributed and accessed via the Internet, and the use of social media sites.

Breach of Peace

Shouting, swearing aggressive or racist behaviour or fighting can all be classed as a breach of the peace depending on the circumstances.


Possession of an air pistol can lead to prosecution.

Murder and Culpable Homicide

Murder carries a sentence of life imprisonment and is prosecuted exclusively in the High Court.