STEWART & CO CRIMINAL DEFENCE LAWYERS
James Stewart LLB Dip LP NP
James has earned a wealth of experience in criminal defence throughout his career – He is renowned for arguing new and complex points of law and he is equally well respected as a trial lawyer at sheriff and Jury and summary level.
James began his career in criminal defence after securing a traineeship with Belmonte & Co in 2007. Shortly after this, he began working as a qualified assistant with Nigel Beaumont and Co in 2009. Here, James spent 6 years as an assistant before becoming an Associate at the firm in 2015. James left the firm in 2017 to pursue his own interests in setting up a criminal defence practice in Edinburgh.
With his skill, dedication and determination you can be assured the best possible outcome for you, your family, or friend.
After several years of specialising in criminal defence and working at some of Scotland’s leading criminal defence firms, James Stewart decided it was time for a fresh approach and established Stewart & Co Defence. We attend Edinburgh Sheriff Court daily, however, we represent our clients all over Scotland at the Justice of the Peace Court, Sheriff Court and High Court.
Over many years, our team has gained the experience and expertise necessary to make this process as seamless as possible. We will establish your goals and align expectations. If you have any questions, simply reach out to us.