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We are a long established and well known Scottish law firm specialising in all aspects of criminal defence and road traffic law. We also, through our affiliation with John Gardner and Co. represent clients in children's hearings matters. 

Panel to review how sexual offence trials are conducted in Scotland

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has commissioned a review of how Scottish courts conduct rape and other sexual offence cases. Lord Carloway hopes to develop proposals on how to improve the way cases are handled for complainers and witnesses, without compromising the rights of the accused.

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Scottish judges and sheriffs to undergo special domestic abuse training

Ahead of a new bill which criminalises psychological domestic abuse, all judicial office holders in Scotland are to receive specific training that will focus on knowledge and understanding of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018.

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Culpable Homicide laws to deem employers responsible

The sister of an electrician who was killed in an incident deemed preventable at work, has supported a bid to reform the laws surrounding Culpable Homicide. Louise Taggart, brother of Michael Adamson who was killed in 2005, shares his case in the hope it will serve as a deterrent for employers.

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Failed appeal for man who threatened his ex-partner with intimate photographs

The Sheriff Appeal Court rejected an appeal from a man who was given a community payback order after threatening to share intimate images of his ex-partner with her children. The appellants claim that the ‘revenge porn’, as it was coined, was not abusive and was dismissed by the court.

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Rejection of diminished responsibility appeal for woman who murdered abusive boyfriend

In 2008, Wendy Graham was sentenced to life imprisonment for stabbing her abusive partner, Mark Thompson, multiple times. However, the Domestic Abuse victim claimed she was the victim of a miscarriage of justice after being found guilty.

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