Local legal professionals based in Edinburgh, Stewart & Co Defence is a dynamic law firm, specialising in Criminal Defence and Road Traffic Law.
With our exceptionally talented team of defence solicitors, we achieve remarkable results for our clients. Having worked on some of the most complex cases in the country, we have the expertise to represent you in court whatever the case. Everything we do, down to the smallest detail, is done with the utmost sensitivity and professionalism, keeping you fully informed at every stage. If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, do not hesitate to reach out to us. Remember the sooner you get legal representation, the better your chances of a favourable outcome. Contact us today for a free consultation and let us help you navigate through this challenging time.



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Our Legal Services Include:

1. Specialist Criminal Defence Lawyers in Edinburgh
2. Legal Representation for Criminal Charges in Edinburgh
3. Trusted Criminal Defence Firm
4. Comprehensive Legal Support for All Types of Criminal Cases
5. Professional Legal Guidance for Road Traffic Offences
9. Proven Track Record of Success in Edinburgh Criminal Defence Cases
6. Top-Rated Lawyers for Theft and Fraud Cases
7. Road Traffic Specialists

Criminal Defence Lawyers & Road Traffic Lawyers

We fully understand that criminal proceedings can have a significant impact on your life and or employment. At all times throughout the duration of your case we will keep you informed guiding and supporting you through the criminal justice process. We have extensive knowledge and expertise representing clients in the Justice of the Peace Court, Sheriff Court and High Court. It is vital that you have the best defence available to you. At Stewart & Co Defence, our experienced criminal defence solicitors will be by your side from start to finish establishing your goals and aligning them with expectations. Our Edinburgh-based team has gained the experience, knowledge and skill to make this process as seamless as possible. We are always here to help. Contact us if you have any questions.



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Stewart & Co Defence in Edinburgh has been serving clients all over Scotland with proven success. Looking for a reliable criminal defence firm in Edinburgh that can handle all types of criminal charges in Scotland? Look no further! At Stewart and Co Defence, we are your trusted lawyers, equipped with the expertise and experience to handle everything from minor offences to the most serious criminal cases.

When it comes to criminal charges, you need a legal team that understands the complexities of the Scottish legal system and has a proven track record of success. Our highly skilled criminal defence solicitors have extensive knowledge of the law and a deep understanding of the local courts in Edinburgh. Rest assured, we have the resources and expertise to build a solid defence strategy for your case.

At Stewart and Co Defence, we believe that every individual deserves a fair trial and the best possible defence, regardless of the nature of the charges. Our compassionate and dedicated team will work closely with you, ensuring that your rights are protected at every stage of the legal process. We will meticulously examine the evidence, interview witnesses, and explore every legal avenue to secure the most favourable outcome for you.

Commitment to Legal Excellence

What sets us apart is our commitment to excellence and our ability to handle a wide range of criminal charges. Whether you are facing charges for assault, theft, drug offenses, fraud, or any other criminal matter, we have the knowledge and skills to provide you with a robust defence strategy. We understand that each case is unique, and we will tailor our approach to your specific circumstances, ensuring the best possible defence.

Our reputation speaks for itself. Over the years, we have successfully defended countless clients, earning their trust and appreciation. Our client testimonials and positive reviews are a testament to our dedication and the exceptional results we achieve for our clients.

When your future is at stake, choose Stewart and Co Defence for unparalleled legal representation. Contact us today to schedule a confidential consultation with one of our experienced criminal defence solicitors. Let us fight for your rights and provide you with the strong defence you need.

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Why Choose Stewart & Co Defence?


Welcome to Stewart and Co Defence, your trusted criminal defence firm in the city of Edinburgh. At Stewart and Co Defence, we pride ourselves on being the premier choice for navigating the complexities of the legal system and securing the best possible outcome for your case.

So what sets Stewart and Co Defence apart as one of the top criminal defence firms in Edinburgh?

Experienced Legal Representation: Our team consists of highly skilled criminal defence lawyers with decades of experience. We have successfully defended clients facing a wide range of criminal charges, from minor offences to serious charges. With Stewart and Co Defence, you can trust that you have the expertise needed to protect your rights and build a strong defence.

In-depth Knowledge of Scottish Law: As an Edinburgh-based firm, we specialise in Scottish law. This means we have an in-depth understanding of the legal landscape. Our lawyers stay updated with the latest legal precedents, regulations, and courtroom practices, which gives us a competitive edge in defending your case.

Aggressive and Strategic Defence: At Stewart and Co Defence, we leave no stone unturned in defending our clients. Our lawyers meticulously analyse the evidence, challenge any inconsistencies or errors, and craft a strategic defence tailored to your unique circumstances. With us by your side, you can be confident that your rights are being fiercely protected.

Proven Track Record of Success: We have a strong track record of achieving positive outcomes for our clients. From securing acquittals to negotiating reduced charges and minimising penalties, we consistently deliver results. Our reputation for excellence is built on our commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for each client we represent.

Personalised Approach: We understand that every case is unique, and we treat each client with the individual attention they deserve. Our lawyers take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and explain the legal process in a clear and concise manner. We believe in open and transparent communication, ensuring that you are always informed and involved in your case.

Compassionate Support: We recognise that facing criminal charges can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. At Stewart and Co Defence, we offer compassionate support to help alleviate your concerns. Our team provides guidance, reassurance, and reliable advice, ensuring that you feel supported throughout the legal process.

If you are in need of expert criminal defence in Edinburgh, contact Stewart and Co Defence today. Our experienced lawyers are ready to provide you with the strong legal representation you deserve. Call Stewart and Co Defence now on 0131 281 9633 or visit our website to schedule a confidential consultation. Your future is our priority. Trust us to fight for your rights and protect your freedom.

Recent Client Feedback

Stewart and Co are very professional and top tier in terms of communication and preparing you for your case. My solicitor was James who was always punctual and made me feel confident with any decisions during my case. I pray I won’t need them again but if I do, I’m definitely coming back to them
Claire Binnie
Claire Binnie
James Stewart represented me throughout my legal case. and for that I am incredibly grateful. James supported and reassured me through an extremely difficult time in my life. He listened to my side of the story without passing judgement, kept me calm when things got too overwhelming, and showed genuine concern for my welfare. I was confident by James' knowledge, skills, and professionalism that I would receive the best possible results from him. I would recommend James to anyone looking for an expert lawyer. James is a fantastic listener, communicates well throughout the case, and offers trustworthy advice. Thanks to James, I can now live my life without a dark cloud hanging over me. He is just an amazing and passionate lawyer and person all round????
Kuruvilla George
Kuruvilla George
James, I write to express my sincere and heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for your highly professional and competent services, provided in both a friendly and accessible manner. You were thorough, fair and transparent in fighting my case, saving my reputation and establishing justice for which I will always be grateful. I admire his work ethics and most of all excellent representation. Thank you very much for your hard work! We will definitely recommend your excellent service. Words cannot describe my gratitude towards you and your team. THANK YOU!!
rungano chigovanyika
rungano chigovanyika
Excellent service and support thank you James
Zain Kazmi
Zain Kazmi
One of the Finest Solicitor i have ever met. They way you fought my case is really commendable. Greatly inspired by your knowledge & communication skills. Highly recommended to everyone ????
Alexander Cochrane
Alexander Cochrane
A great company to work with very informative, understanding and helpful with everything couldn’t recommend enough
margaret wilson
margaret wilson
Cannot praise James Stewart enough, he goes above and beyond to ensure a fair result. Cannot thank him enough, very professional and puts you at ease. Would highly recommend to anyone who needs a Lawyer.
Stuart Hunter
Stuart Hunter
I can’t thank James enough for helping me out with my difficult situation. His professionalism dedication was second to none. There’s not enough stars to rate Stewart & Co defence. Thank you James for all your hard work.
Luke Johnson
Luke Johnson
I cannot express my gratitude and appreciation enough for the outstanding legal representation provided by James. His unwavering dedication, expertise, and astute legal strategy played an instrumental role in achieving the ultimate outcome of having my case completely dropped without any charges or convictions. Not only did James demonstrate unmatched legal expertise, but he also exhibited genuine care and concern for my well-being throughout the entire process. He was not just a defense solicitor, but a trusted advocate, providing unwavering support and guidance during what was an emotionally demanding journey.
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