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Specialists in Criminal Law

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Neil Hay

 Of the highest calibre - Legal 500

Thank you for your brilliant defence of me last week and in the weeks leading up to it - client 

Neil Hay

legal 500 recommended lawyer M.A. (Hons), LL.B., Dip.L.P.

Neil heads our Edinburgh office. He trained in the Capital and has specialised in criminal law since 1995, achieving solicitor-advocate status in 2006. Based on his record of achievement in some of the most complicated and challenging cases, Neil is the solicitor-advocate of choice for leading law firms that need specialist criminal law expertise for clients - particularly in domestic cases or in cases involving allegations of fraud and financial crime.

With an extensive private practice, Neil is acknowledged by The Legal 500 as a ‘leading individual’ in defending both criminal law and fraud cases. As a Solicitor Advocate and criminal defence specialist, Neil represents clients accused of serious crimes in the High Court and in the Sheriff Court. He also acts for clients in the Court of Appeal.

Neil is also a part-time lecturer at Glasgow University where he lectures in Court & Tribunal Advocacy. He is a former lecturer in Evidence at Edinburgh Napier University and a regular legal conference speaker.

Areas of expertise

  • Serious crimes
  • Fraud


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