Criminal Defence

Stephen Biggam is a Solicitor Advocate with extended rights of audience in the High Court. Stephen has extensive experience in criminal law and procedures and practice in the Central area as well as Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Edinburgh. He was formerly a Procurator Fiscal Depute at Stirling, Alloa, Falkirk and Glasgow and was also employed as a Solicitor at the Scottish Executive providing advice in connection with Criminal Law and Criminal Procedures.

Our Representation

The Criminal Law department within Marshall Wilson provides advice and representation in respect of all criminal courts and type of procedure.

We cover the District, Sheriff, Sheriff and Jury and the High Courts and also provide services in relation to Appeals in respect of both Summary and Solemn matters. The services cover any type of criminal charge from assault, breach of the peace, drugs charges through to road traffic and on to murder cases etc. The full spectrum is covered, and additionally advice and representation is provided in respect of cases involving Human Rights matters in connection with criminal cases. We also offers representation and advice in respect of Criminal Injury Compensation Claims.

As you will see we provide assistance and services across a wide range of areas but the services provided can be broken down into three main stages:

Pre-Court Services

Our Criminal Law department appreciate that there may be a request for assistance at any time of day or night and because of this are available on call to offer assistance at any time. The Criminal Law team at Marshall Wilson can make enquiries with the Police and Procurator Fiscal Service in connection with clients and on behalf of relatives. Once notified we will attend at the relevant Police Station in order to meet with and offer advice and assistance to clients, as well as liaise with relatives on their behalf.

Preparation and Advice

Once instructed the Criminal Law department will undertake to provide independent and accurate advice to clients. They will undertake all necessary preparation and enquiries in order to ensure the proper preparation and representation of a client.

Court Services

Our Criminal Law department will ensure the proper representation of the client before all courts and will provide a high standard of representation before the courts. The Criminal Law team will represent and attend Court with the client at all relevant times covering the beginning of court procedure up until the final determination of the case.


Based in our Falkirk office are Mr Stephen Biggam, Director of Marshall Wilson Law Group Limited, criminal consultant John Mulholland.

Dedicated Contact

Falkirk Office Tel: 01324 612569 Email: