Colin Dunipace

LLB (Hons) Dip LP Dip IT NP

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Colin has practised criminal law for over twenty five years, having initially qualified in 1989 and was the first solicitor in the local jurisdiction to be granted rights of Audience in the Supreme Courts in 2002. Together with Ross Brown, we remain the only firm in the local Sheriff Court jurisdiction to have solicitors who have been awarded extended rights of audience, and as such are uniquely able to offer a one stop service in all criminal courts. Colin was also awarded a Certificate in Advanced Advocacy from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Colin has appeared in all levels of Court throughout Scotland, and we are pleased to continue to offer this expertise and experience to look of our existing and new clients.

Colin tutors at the University of Strathclyde, and holds and has held a number of representative and regulatory positions within the Law Society of Scotland including their Criminal Law, Professional Practice, Technology and Client Care Committees.

Colin has also been appointed as a Quality Assurance Peer Reviewer by The Scottish Legal Aid Board.

Within the past year Colin has also been appointed as a Commissioner on the Board of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission and has been appointed to sit as a Part-Time Summary Sheriff.

Colin has a very varied workload and has extensive experience of appearing in all courts and will be happy to discuss any criminal or road traffic matters, no matter how big or small, with you, including providing an initial diagnostic interview. Colin also has considerable experience of Regulatory matters and has a particular interest in white collar crime.

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