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    Over 30 years experience as Criminal Defence Lawyers

    One of Scotland’s leading firms in the practice of criminal defence work. We offer professional, friendly legal advice and representation in courts throughout Scotland.

Criminal Law

Our team at McGovern Court Lawyers offer friendly accessible advice and help in all types of criminal law to provide you with the necessary expertise throughout a prosecution. We cover all types of cases and in all courts throughout Scotland. 

Road Traffic Law

There are a variety of different road traffic offences. These range from careless driving and driving without insurance, to speeding offences and dangerous driving.It is vital that you seek help as quickly as possible, and McGovern Court Lawyers can help.

Our Fees/Legal Aid

McGovern Court Lawyers carry out legal aid work. If you are charged with a criminal offence in Scotland, you may be eligible, depending upon your financial circumstances, to have a solicitor represent you without you having to pay for their services.

Civil Law

McGovern Court Lawyers work closely with a number of firms who specialise in civil law. We can assist you in obtaining the best possible help and representation for you.

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