Scottish criminal law – drugs
The Scottish Parliament highlighted just what severe and longstanding problems we have with drugs misuse in Scotland when the Road to Recovery Drug Strategy was launched back in 2008. Despite this programme, recorded figures for 2015 showed a spike in drug-related deaths, giving a total of 706.
Increase in drugs uses in the West of Scotland.
Here at Graham Walker Solicitors, we’re fully aware of just how big a problem drugs still are in Scotland, as our caseload has increased considerably over the past 20 years. We are experts in criminal law and can provide you with a professional lawyer if you’ve been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
Our sympathetic and knowledgeable lawyers have all the expertise needed within this complex arena of criminal law. Although many cases we deal with have related to the use of cannabis and weed cultivation. We have also handled criminal law cases relating to heroin, valium/ Xanax, steroids, legal highs, sleeping tablets and a lot more.
How we can help with your drugs charge in Scotland
We understand the real trauma experienced by friends and families due to the compulsion to take drugs that impacts drug addicts, and we also appreciate all the factors that can drive anybody to supply drugs commercially. Our understanding lawyers are not here to judge you but have a sincere interest in assisting clients charged with drug-related offences.
If you’ve never involved in any criminal charges related to drugs in the past, you may just be charged with one offence by the police. However, there are certain serious drugs offences which can result in long prison sentences.
Let the professional criminal lawyers at Matthew Berlow at Graham Walker Solicitors handle your Scottish drugs offence problem at the very earliest opportunity. This way, we will have plenty of time to prepare your defence and manage all related legal issues.
We handle all kinds of drug-related offences, including Possession, Possession with Intent to Supply, Cannabis Cultivation, charges if you’re concerned in the supply of a Controlled Drug and also Allowing your Premises to be Used for the Production or Supply of Illegal Drugs. Drug trafficking charges are extremely serious, as they often relate to large quantities of illicit drugs or individuals smuggling drugs through customs at airports or ferry terminals. If you’re charged with a drugs traffic offence, it’s possible you could face a long term in prison.
Our expert lawyers can offer you comprehensive advice that could make a difference between an acquittal or a conviction, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with a Criminal lawyer at Matthew Berlow at Graham Walker Solicitors to find out more.