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Criminal Law

Expert advice when you need it most

Whether the criminal offence you find yourself under investigation or prosecution for is minor, serious or highly complex – national or international – our highly experienced Criminal Defence lawyers understand it is a stressful, worrying and confusing time.

Expert advice when you need it most

The service we offer to individuals and corporate employers who find themselves under investigation or prosecution for a criminal offence is confidential, sensitive and professional at all times. We have extensive experience in dealing with anything from minor road traffic offences to more serious crimes such as those involving fraud, theft, acts of violence, sexual offences including rape, misuse of drugs or money laundering the proceeds of crime.

Representing you

We aim to provide the best possible advice, support and representation regardless of your background or circumstances and to liaise with the police, investigators and prosecuting authorities where necessary on your behalf, in order to defend your best interests.

We can advise on rights at the police station if you are subject to an interview under caution, either voluntarily assisting police or under arrest to providing guidance during the proceedings in the JP, Sheriff or High Court.

What we can also deal with:

Our Criminal Defence solicitors have extensive experience, knowledge and skills to deal with the whole range of criminal investigations and prosecutions. The team can also advise and assist with prison law issues or police misconduct.


Kirkcaldy: 01592 204774

Dunfermline: 01383 738000

Burntisland: 01592 873501

Dundee: 01382 568188

Broxburn: 01506 855777

Don't delay, get in touch...

Our firm is registered to provide criminal legal assistance and we can offer legal aid where applicable according to the client’s financial means and the circumstances of the case.

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What our clients say...

 “I cannot recommend W&AS Bruce highly enough. Unsure of what to expect I was greeted with friendly, welcoming and down to earth members of staff.”  Ian Harker