About Livingstone Brown Solicitors
Livingstone Brown is a leading firm of Scottish solicitors. Based in Glasgow, but dealing with cases around the country, the firm has been at the forefront of legal service provision for over thirty years. Led by former senior partner Gerard Brown CBE, who continues as a consultant, the firm has built up an enviable reputation for quality of service and client care.
The firm has won various awards over the years. In the 2019 edition of the prestigious Legal 500 rankings Livingstone Brown was ranked as a 'top-tier' firm for general criminal work, and a is also recommended for fraud cases. Stuart Munro and Gerard Brown were named as 'Recommended Lawyers'. In the Chambers directory the firm has a Band 1 ranking for criminal work, and Stuart Munro is a ranked financial crime lawyer. The firm was named Criminal Defence Firm of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019.
Livingstone Brown is committed to using technology to improve its service to clients. The firm has pioneered the use of videoconferencing, allowing clients to meet their solicitor without having to travel. FaceTime and Skype meetings can be arranged on request. Stuart Munro is a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Criminal Law and Technology Committees, and has worked to develop the use of electronic evidence in the courts. Mark Allison is a member of the Society's Family Law Committee.
If you have a legal problem, getting good quality legal information at the earliest stage can be invaluable. The firm offers a free initial enquiry service; all you have to do is call in, telephone, or e-mail. You won't be charged for your enquiry; we'll let you know by return whether we can help, what we can do, and how much it's likely to cost. We can also offer legal aid where available.
We're here for you - flexible appointment scheduling
Our firm has always been known for its innovative use of technology, from its cutting edge case management system to the way in which evidence can be presented electronically in court. We have adopting cutting edge video conferencing to enable us to reach out to our clients, whether they stay in other parts of the country, or can’t come to the office due to work commitments or disability. We are flexible to suit your needs.
For existing clients, we can arrange Skype appointments in exactly the same way as we arrange face to face meetings. Some solicitors can also connect using FaceTime. For more details, please call the department you deal with and ask for a video appointment.
For new clients, regulations require us to get proof of your identity before the meeting takes place. We need two pieces of evidence, one of which should be photographic (eg a copy driving licence or passport), and at least one of which should have your current address (eg a recent utility bill). These can be scanned and emailed to us.