Criminal Law

Practice Area

Our impressive range of titles for criminal lawyers in Scotland are written by leading experts in this field and includes our flagship publication Walker & Walker: The Law of Evidence in Scotland by Margaret Ross and James Chalmers.

The sixth edition of the best-selling title – Wheatley’s Road Traffic Law in Scotland by Andrew Brown QC will be released later this year.

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Scottish Law & Tax Online

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Criminal Law Books

Criminal Appeals

This highly regarded treatment of the law relating to criminal appeals is essential reading for legal practitioners. Read more

Scottish Criminal Courts in Action

“This excellent work is commended to the criminal practitioner, potential and present”. Read more

A Fingertip Guide to Scots Criminal Law

A Fingertip Guide to Scots Criminal Law is a practical and concise summary of Scots criminal law. Published in a handy and accessible format, this text has become a highly regarded essential source of reference for all criminal court practitioners as well as students of criminal law. This new edition incorporates the considerable legislative changes in criminal law since publication of the last edition. All sections have been thoroughly updated... Read more

Scots Criminal Law

The fourth edition takes account of case law developments, changes arising from the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 and coverage of the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 including Breach of Peace. This text provides an essential introduction to criminal law for law students and those with a general interest in this subject. It provides a firm grounding, both assisting and encouraging more detailed study. Read more